Figure 8-23.-Tying intersecting nonbearing walls.
Figure 8-24.-Lintel made from blocks.
1/4-inch mesh galvanized hardware cloth across the joint between the two walls (figure 8-23, view 1) in alternate courses. Insert one-half of the metal stops into one wall as you build it, and then tie the other halves into the mortar joints as you lay the second wall (view 2).
Figure 8-25.-Installing precast concrete lintels without end with steel angles.Continue Reading