View Full Version : Bergerac Modular with Dublin Lg Square inlay
07-29-2007, 11:48 AM
Customer has old farmhouse with a concrete walkway that was falling apart near the steps. Wanted paver walk that would look good with the style of the house, and also wanted to incorporate a none-working water pump and wine barrel planter.
The part of the walkway that was damaged turned out to be layed over plywood:confused: I think that might have had something to do with its failure.
Every cut was then beat with a sledge to blend with the rest of the paver, I'm pretty happy with the results, although it took 4 hours longer estimated, total time 16.5 hours.
07-29-2007, 11:49 AM
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07-29-2007, 11:55 AM
oh and the driveway is getting top-coated next week, thats why the pavers are 1" above.
Humble Earth Mover
07-29-2007, 01:46 PM
Very bold design! Didn't like it at first look, but I think it works. Very creative approach. Anything to make pavers less boring!
07-29-2007, 02:11 PM
boy thats a great compliment, thanks. I used the dublin large square to soften transition from concrete to paver but only ran it on one side because the walk isn't that wide, I also ran it on the side with the bigger landscape bed for similar reason.
07-29-2007, 02:13 PM
Wheres the lights!??!! :waving:
Nice job! :drinkup:
07-29-2007, 02:19 PM
how 'bout a flood coming out of the waterspout and lifting up on the handle turns it on:laugh:
small job, no light budget.
07-29-2007, 04:00 PM
Looks good. It can be hard to use pavers with different textures and patterns on such a small area but it works with that project. As a former Rochesterian I certainly don't miss all of the white marble that is used in landscapes around Rochester.
07-29-2007, 04:17 PM
funny thing about the marble chips, thats the first time in seven years that I have used them (unless I did and just supressed that memory, like the ones with red mulch from a few years ago:laugh: )
I went with the white marble chips to tie into the bright white molding on the house and the white of the pump.
07-29-2007, 04:57 PM
I would have preferred to see border on both sides, but the install looks good.
07-29-2007, 07:38 PM
that looks sweet, great design.
i would have also done the border on both sides, but i think it looks really nice the way it is.
07-29-2007, 08:23 PM
thanks guys, yeah I just felt it would be too much border and not enough walkway, that and I tend to stray from the norm.
wurkn with amish
07-30-2007, 06:57 PM
kinda like the circle
hum-- very interesting!
07-30-2007, 09:39 PM
anyone notice I made cupcakes out of some of the twinky's:rolleyes:
I tried a different technique for cutting and putting the circle in and I was very happy with the results.
- I laid the to-be circle out on the compacted 5/8ths crusher
- drew the circle and scored it with my 7 1/4" circular saw
- removed scored bricks and finished cutting on my tub saw
- reassembled out of way on driveway
- screeded sand and laid pavers on entire walkway
- put circle back in place (but on top of pavers) and traced outline
- reassembled out of way on driveway again
- scored line and cut with tub saw
- laid circle back in its place and fits like a glove.
I did it this way because I wanted the round look, not the lots of straight cuts trying to look like a circle look.
oh and hey SheShovel, no comments on the posterior view!
07-30-2007, 09:44 PM
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