2010 World of Masonry

(Left to right) Rick Yelton, editor in chief, MASONRY CONSTRUCTION; Toughest Tender winner Aaron Cooke, Giambrone Masonry Inc., Hudson, Ohio; second place winner Ken Rutley, Mayzes Masonry, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; first place winner Garrett Hood, McGee Brothers, Monroe, N.C.; Top Craftsman winner Bob Vanek, Vanek Masonry, Oak Forest, Ill.; third place winner Adam Vaske, Seedorff Masonry, Strawberry Point, Iowa; and Tim Brennecke of Marshalltown Co.

The brick walls grew in height as the clock wound down.

Kris Chee of Maverick Masonry, El Mirage, Ariz., won first place in the Fastest Trowel on the Block competition. A judge measures one of the contestant's walls.

Contestants demonstrated their skills in the Bosch Power Tool Challenge.

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