View Full Version : What mortar to use ?
07-08-2005, 08:19 AM
For a fieldstone walkway ? Type N or Type S ????
PAPS Landscape Design
07-08-2005, 02:21 PM
use type N
07-10-2005, 10:01 PM
i would use type s it has more cement in the mix than type n i do commercial contracting (superintendent) they require type s for block type n for brick soooooo anything with bearing or weight has to have type s because of the cement is more in the mix
07-11-2005, 08:50 AM
I was planning to do a dri lay bed with the fieldstone walk . ? Will that work ? Crusher run with a little sand then lay fieldstone , then mortar the joints ? Or do I have to lay stone in a cement bed?
07-16-2005, 04:00 PM
If you just mortar the joints you will have a world of problems. It will just crack and break up. You need to set your stone on a concrete slab to avoid movement from frost that will ruin your mortar joints
07-16-2005, 05:41 PM
Marcus - how thick of a concrete slab ? 2 " ??
07-16-2005, 11:22 PM
Type S should never be used for flat work.
07-25-2005, 07:57 AM
this should help.
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