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Old 10-13-2012, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by ReddensLawnCare View Post
This may be a dumb question, but those pieces look rather wide for your veneer. How did you hold them in place? What kind of faster?
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The rock wall you see there is a basalt dry-stack rock wall. It's a common variety of wall built here in the NW. You can see some photos here. There is nothing holding them together other than the way they are stacked closely together and the weight of the rocks. But surprisingly, if they are built properly, they hold up really well. This is the single most popular kind of retaining wall used in the NW. Very common around here. But the rock wall that you see was just built right in front of the SRW block wall that you cannot see.
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