MASONRY IS MY BUSINESS

~~~~ HI ~ ~~ MY  NAME  IS  JOHNNY D ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  ```````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````      

I BEGAN MY CAREER IN 1951 & 52  I CADDIED AT THE MOHAWK GOLF COURSE IN SCHENECTADY ,  THE FALLOWING 3 WINTERS WORKING FOR A SMALL OIL DELIVERY COMPANY AS A  CO PILOT   PULLING A HOSE FILLING FUEL TANKS AND REPAIRING IGNITER GUNS FOR HOME HEATING .. IN 1953  DURING  SUMMER AND DAYS OFF FROM SCHOOL  I WENT TO WORK FOR MY FATHER WHO WAS A MASON / DEMOLITION & EXCAVATING CONTRACTOR .  FROM THAT POINT IN TIME  I NEVER HAD A SUMMER OF PLAY DURING THOSE YEARS WHILE I WAS A STUDENT OF THIS MAN NAMED SPARKY. ( MY FATHER )

AFTER WHICH I ATTENDED A 3 YEAR  MASON APPRENTICE COURSE WITH THE LOCAL MASON UNION # 6 AND ATTENDED SCHOOL 2 TIMES A WEEK FROM OCT TILL APRIL EVERY YEAR  ,WHICH , I SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED  IN 1961 AT  WHICH TIME   WORK FOR A LOCAL CONTRACTOR  AND BECAME A GENERAL FOREMAN AT THE AGE OF 21 ...AT THAT TIME MY LIFE WHICH   SEEMED  IT WAS DOUBLE DUTY , WORKING 15 HOURS A DAY ,5 DAYS A WEEK ( THE WEEK ENDS BRICKING HOUSES TO START OUT  ON MY OWN ) ,BUILDING MARKETS & COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS  ETC . THEN I WENT ON MY OWN 1964  STARTING A SMALL MASONRY CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS  THE COST OF  MY FIRST JOB WAS  $ 25.00 RAISING A MAN HOLE RING , FROM THAT MEAGER BEGINNING I WENT ON TO  A CREW OF 65 MEN AND BIDDING MILLION DOLLAR MASONRY / CONCRETE JOBS IN THE 70S .  THESE JOBS RANGING FORM MID RISE . APTS . MALLS , WAREHOUSES COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS ALL TYPES OF RESIDENTIAL WORK RELATING TO MASONRY & CONCRETE  ..

AT THIS PRESENT JUNCTURE  OF MY LIFE I STILL WORK AND TAKE ON SMALL RESIDENTIAL WORK AT A RELAXED PACE

 I HAVE NEVER CONSIDERED MYSELF THE BEST NOR AN EXPERT .. 1st , LAST AND ALWAYS A MASON WHO LOVES HIS WORK PUTTING EVERY DAY OFF WITH LIFE WITH BEAUTY WHICH  WILL LIVE  BEYOND ME  AS MY LEGACY  WHEN I MEET MY MAKER

                                                     

Hit on about me,, above .. THANK YOU FOR CONTINUING TO VIEWING MY SITE ,

                                                           JOHNNY

 

 

 

 

 

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