c. Third Step. Lay the header bricks and the quarter closure bricks. Spread mortar on the side of
the brick marked C. Lay it as shown in Figure 3-20, and level it. The outside end of the brick must be
even with the outside face of the foundation. Lay the brick marked D, check its position, and level it.
When the brick marked D is in position, cut the next two quarter closure bricks marked E and F and
place them in position, making sure they are level.
Figure 3-20. Laying the quarter closure bricks and header bricks
d. Fourth Step. Lay the remaining header bricks. Butter the brick marked G and push it into
position (Figure 3-21, page 3-24). Butter and lay the bricks H I, J, and K in the same manner. Butter
and lay the remaining bricks marked , N, O, and P in the bottom course. You must lay 12 header bricks
in the first course of the corner lead-6 bricks on each side of the three-quarter closure marked A and B.
Be sure to level each brick as it is laid.