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SmokingOhioButcher
07-27-2012, 10:36 AM
Hey there! I was looking up info for building a retaining wall and stumbled upon this site. I am not really a contractor but am finding this type of work really rewarding. Hard Work...but rewarding! Any how...I was wondering if a blocksplitter works better than a wet saw for cutting pavers? If I can get pics up I will show my wall that is still in progress.
Thanks ,:usflag:
SOB

SmokingOhioButcher
07-27-2012, 09:12 PM
anybody....anybody...Bueler?
:confused::confused:

DaveOhio
07-27-2012, 10:14 PM
Keep at it.

DVS Hardscaper
07-28-2012, 12:19 AM
next time use geo-textile fabric.

Glenn Lawn Care
07-28-2012, 01:06 AM
Looks good!

DVS Hardscaper
07-28-2012, 09:17 AM
How can you guys say it looks good?

All we have is a little picture showing about 24 SF of pavers. And the job isnt even complete.

Thusfar all we have are pics that are only worthy of a facbook posting. You know, where you post pics and all your friends and aunts say "that is beautiful, when I win the lottery i'm gunna call you"

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alldayrj
07-28-2012, 11:05 AM
Try the block splitter and post some pics
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Agape
07-28-2012, 11:57 AM
if you're wanting a rough face showing, then block splitter.
If you want to closely fit one block to another then wet saw.
looks good for your first job.:waving:

Bleed Green
07-29-2012, 11:19 AM
We always use a demo saw to cut pavers.
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SmokingOhioButcher
07-29-2012, 10:52 PM
How can you guys say it looks good?

All we have is a little picture showing about 24 SF of pavers. And the job isnt even complete.

Thusfar all we have are pics that are only worthy of a facbook posting. You know, where you post pics and all your friends and aunts say "that is beautiful, when I win the lottery i'm gunna call you"

.

DVS...I appreciate your honesty. This has been a learning experience from the start. And you are right...it is not done yet. And I have no intention to go into business for myself. The question I was asking was about a block splitter....Not how great it looked. I thought if the expirenced members new what materials I was useing they could give me a better response.

To all who gave me a positive comment...thank you. To all the professionals on this site that I have offended by "playing in YOUR sandbox" :nono:
I am sorry.

SOB:hammerhead:

DVS Hardscaper
07-30-2012, 01:29 PM
No one is offended, only yourself.

Let me
Point out where my comments derived:

1) you titled the thread "my first job". So if you really was
Inquiring on splitters then you would have titled the thread *block splitters*.

2) you said "I'll post pictures......"
If you were really inquiring on splitters - you would not post pics!!

So, again, who is really the "SOB"? Welcome to the best forum on the web :)
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RussellB
07-30-2012, 02:24 PM
Isn't SOB his initials?

Groomer
07-30-2012, 04:07 PM
I thought SOB meant he was getting all teared up cause y'all were mean and didn't want him in your sandbox? Or maybe it means So Obviously Bewildered.Tough crowd here.

DVS Hardscaper
07-31-2012, 03:53 PM
LOL -I don't even look at user names when I post!

I read the post and respond, a
Majority of the time not even knowing who I'm responding to!
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zedosix
07-31-2012, 03:59 PM
LOL -I don't even look at user names when I post!

I read the post and respond, a
Majority of the time not even knowing who I'm responding to!
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So you mean all those nasty comments you've said about me, you thought you were talking to someone else!!! Phew

SmokingOhioButcher
07-31-2012, 04:58 PM
No one is offended, only yourself.

Let me
Point out where my comments derived:

1) you titled the thread "my first job". So if you really was
Inquiring on splitters then you would have titled the thread *block splitters*.

2) you said "I'll post pictures......"
If you were really inquiring on splitters - you would not post pics!!

So, again, who is really the "SOB"? Welcome to the best forum on the web :)
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The reason for the pics(like I previously stated) was so I could jump past the next obvious question of "what type of block are you working with" And yes to also get feedback if what I was doing was on the right track.
Anyways...you mentioned using geotextile fabric.?.? If you dont mind, could you briefly explain in what manner you suggest using it.
Thanks

SmokingOhioButcher