Building A Brick House

Australian Workers Film Guide


This is an instructional film demonstrating the stages of brick house construction in the post World War Two era and intended for use in the Commonwealth Reconstruction Training Scheme. Following the architectural planning stage, the film shows in detail the various stages of building and the associated tradesmen involved, including the laying of foundations, cement mixing and pouring, bricklaying, roof construction and tiling, the installation of windows and guttering, plumbing and electrical work, and finally plastering and painting.

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An Instructional film made for the Department of Labour and National Service (Industrial Training Division), for use in the Commonwealth Reconstruction Training Scheme.

Author: J Bird, 2023

Duration: 10 mins 31 secs

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