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Precariously extended on a hydraulic lift, tuckpointers Roger Wood and Will Redd reset the mortar around the ancient stones at the very top of the First Presbyterian Church. The job is a dusty one, requiring the removal of old loose mortar through chipping and grinding, mostly by hand, then filling in the spaces with fresh mortar and powdered lime — at 80 feet up and 90°F temperatures. (photo by Matt Minde)

Precariously extended on a hydraulic lift, tuckpointers Roger Wood and Will Redd reset the mortar around the ancient stones at the very top of the First Presbyterian Church. (photo by Matt Minde)

Work on high

The job is a dusty one, requiring the removal of old loose mortar through chipping and grinding, mostly by hand, then filling in the spaces with fresh mortar and powdered lime — at 80 feet up and 90°F temperatures.

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Work on high

by Matt Minde