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Masonry merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: 72
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1995 Replaced by:


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The Masonry merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.

Masonry is a discontinued merit badge. Masonry Merit Badge begun in 1911 as one of the first merit badges. It was discontinued in 1995.

Merit badge requirements

1. Do the following:
(a) Prepare of correctly read plans for a useful masonry structure such as a wall or outdoor fireplace.
(b) Lay it out on the ground. Dig as needed for a foundation. Pour a foundation of solid concrete mixed by yourself.
(c) Prepare mortar correctly.
(d) Build the structure. Use mason's tools correctly.
2. Describe examples of stonework, coursed ashlar, randon ashlar, and rubble construction.
3. Do THREE of the following:
(a)Lay a stepping stone or flagstone walk.
(b) Plan and mold ion a form something ornamental in concrete.
(c) Make major repairs in a masonry structure.
(d) Build a useful dry masonry structure, such as an outdoor fireplace.
(e) Plaster or stucco a wall or celing.
(f) Visit a factory where masonry material is made. Report on what happened from beginning to end.
(g) Find out what jobs there are in masonry. Choose one in which you are interested. Report on the qualifications you must have for the job. Tell what the working conditions are.

Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 1993 Edition


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