Title Details

Building a Brick House

Shows how a brick house is built.
Year : 1946 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Director : Eric Thompson |
Draftsmen or architects at drawing boards. Foundations of new building site. Steel reinforcing rods. Construction site. Men with wheel barrows. Lifting bags of cement. Mixing cement around foundations. Bricklayer using trowel, brickwork. Plumber laying drain pipes. Placing floor joists. Laying bricks for fireplace. Bricking in windows. Carpenters cutting roof rafters. Clamping floor boards. Fixing eaves and gutter. Roof tiler laying roof and capping tiles. Plumber connecting down pipe to gutter. Plasterer and painter at work on new house. Electrician fixing electrical switches. Plumbing fitting in kitchens. Carpenter fixed kitchen cupboards. Painter doing exterior of house. Carpenters hanging window sashes. Paths being laid and steps being built. Suburban houses. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 123054 | 10 mins 3 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |