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Are there any alternatives to brick tongs?

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Brick tongs, brick & block lifting tongs and brick lifters

Brick tongs are the most common design of tool for lifting bricks or blocks by clamping and lifting. They can be called brick tongs, brick and block lifting tongs and brick lifters. They all typically carry between 6 to 10 bricks, however, are available in various colours, styles, models and prices. They all do the same function by applying the cantilever action. Brick tongs are the most common design of tool for lifting bricks or blocks by clamping and lifting. They can be called brick tongs, brick and block lifting tongs and brick lifters. They all typically carry between 6 to 10 bricks, and are available in various colours, styles, models and prices. They all perform the same function by applying the cantilever action.

Brick hods

A brick hod is a three sided box made of plastic with ribbed sides for carrying bricks or other construction materials. It contains a long wooden handle and is carried over the shoulder. A brick hod is a three sided box with ribbed sides for carrying bricks or other construction materials. It usually has a long wooden handle and is carried over the shoulder.

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A hod is usually able to carry 4 bricks when on their side, otherwise, you can place the bricks in a chevron fashion which will increase the number of bricks that can be carried. A hod is usually able to carry four bricks when on their side, otherwise, you can place the bricks in a chevron fashion which will increase the number of bricks that can be carried.
Depending on the weight the user can bear, commonly it will carry around 10-12 bricks. Depending on the weight the user can bear, brick hods can carry around 10-12 bricks.
Brick hods have been around since the 19th Century helping construction workers carry bricks. Here is Albert and Ebenezer Fox (Fox Twins) using the brick hod. Brick hods have been around since the 19th century, helping construction workers carry bricks.

Here are Albert and Ebenezer Fox (Twin Foxes) using the brick hod.

The Twin Foxes were building labourers and assisted with the construction of the Police Station in Stevenage. They built the cells which they later occupied after turning to a life of crime.

Wonkee Donkee says, "It has been round for donkey's years".