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

  • Chris Demastus

    Brother Chris Demastus

    Brother Demastus, congratulations on your 25 years of service. We thank you for your dedication, hard work and support. Continue Reading »
  • Brother Mohamed Fatnassi

    Brother Mohamed Fatnassi

    Congratulations to Brother, and Trowel Blazer, Mohamed Fatnassi on becoming a United States Citizen last week! Training Director, Paul Ferenc, gifted him with a cake and a brand-new American Flag … Continue Reading »
  • Dennis Hungerford

    Dennis Hungerford

    Dennis “Pop Pop” Allen Hungerford (71) of Conowingo, MD passed away on September 19, 2022. Born on July 8, 1951 in Oneonta, NY, he was the son of the late … Continue Reading »

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Contractor Development and Training

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Recent News


Gary Paul Menna, a DMV-native, died on December 11, 2022 at the age of 73 in …

2022 Newsletter

On Thursday, July 28th, IUBAC will host a webinar focusing on the very important issue of …

Brothers and Sisters, On Thursday, May 26, at 7:00PM EST, BAC will host a webinar focusing …

Social Feeds

Happy December, Brothers and Sisters!

Brother Manuel V. Gomez hit 25 years of service this month!

Brother Henry J. Choffrey reached 40 years and Brother Guido Bardini reached 50 years of service!

Congratulations and thank you for your dedication as craftsmen. #TrowelBlazers

Happy November, Brothers and Sisters!

Brother Domenico L. Diferdinando also reached 40 years of service!

Congratulations and thank you for your dedication as craftsmen. #TrowelBlazers

Happy October, Brothers and Sisters!

Brother John N. Harper reached 25 years of service this month!

Brother Renzo V. Rangan also reached 50 years of service!

Congratulations and thank you for your dedication as craftsmen. #TrowelBlazers

Good morning, Brothers and Sisters!

Just a reminder that our next Local Chapter Meeting (Baltimore & DC Chapter) is next week!

Wednesday September 14th @ 5:00pm.

RSVP by September 7th, for a gift (240) 695-9463 ext. 4210.

We hope to see you there!

Happy September, Brothers and Sisters!

Our own President Scott Garvin and Brother Edward Reed reached 25 years of service this month!

Brother Joseph B. Chamberlain also reached 50 years of service!

Congratulations and thank you for your dedication as craftsmen. #TrowelBlazers

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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.


Brick Field Representative

Office Manager

Secretary Treasurer

Stone, Marble & PCC
Field Representative