Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1
of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Representing the most highly skilled trowel trade craftworkers
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Membership Spotlights

  • Earl H Angel

    Earl H Angel

    Zephyrhills – Earl H. Angel, 100, of Zephyrhills, FL, formerly of Hanover, PA, passed away at Solaris Health Center on January 26th, 2024 from natural causes. He was fortunate to have …Continue Reading »
  • Michael Remus Patterson

    Michael Remus Patterson

    July 11, 1984 – January 16, 2024 Michael Remus Patterson passed away at his home in Annapolis on Tuesday, January 16, 2023, at the age of 39. Remus, as he …Continue Reading »
  • Bruce Bornheim

    Bruce Bornheim

    September 22, 1928 — October 21, 2023 Ferndale       On Saturday, October 21, 2023, Bruce Henry Bornheim of Ferndale, MD passed away suddenly. Beloved husband of the late …Continue Reading »

Green Man
Contractor Development and Training

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Extracting Mortar Joints
How To:
Extract Mortar Joints

In one of the few training videos with a specific trade focus, this lesson shows viewers the proper way to extract mortar joints when restoring a build. Even if they aren’t in the PCC trade, viewers can learn a thing or two about properly maintaining their structures.

Seven Course Block Lead
How To: Build a Seven Course Block Lead

Our Apprenticeship Training Program shares a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a seven course block lead.

Stone Repair
JATC Stone Repair Preview

Instructor Matthew Redabaugh demonstrates how to repair stone masonry in the field. To learn more about repairing marble, visit the JATC webpage at https://baclocal1.org/training/ to become an apprentice!

How to use zoom
How to Use and Download Zoom

Follow these easy steps to learn how to join your BAC Local 1 chapter meeting with Zoom. The second half of the video will walk you through the steps of downloading Zoom on your computer or on your phone.

Baltimore Office Update
BAC 1 New Baltimore Office

Take a tour of BAC 1 MVD's new Baltimore office. Explore the restaurant-turned-office space as we begin construction on this great new location. Like and subscribe so you don't miss the "after" video!

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About Us

The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers has been representing workers in the trowel trades since October 17, 1865. Our Local supports those skilled craftworkers in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. areas. To learn more about our history and our mission, please visit the About page. To meet our amazing team, click on any of their photos below.


Secretary Treasurer

Stone, Marble & PCC
Field Representative

Office Manager