Step-by-step: How to build a block counter

Use this guide to plan and build the base of our barbecue bar

Butter a block end

Butter a block end

Scrape mortar onto the end (or the end webs, if you are using webbed stringers) of the next block to form peaks as shown. On a long wall, you should set an end block at the other end first, then set up a string line and fill in between the two blocks (see step 7).

For a short wall like this, simply set the blocks in order.

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