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Old 03-03-2011, 02:33 PM
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materials to use under cobble stone

What is a good material option to use as a foundation, or base under a cobble stone sidewalk? Would road rock work? (Is this a dumb question)
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:30 PM
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We did a driveway apron last year and poured a cocrete sub base and the screeded the sub base w 1part portland1part screenimgs and sand then hosed everything down and then pointed the joints a week later..
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:49 PM
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We use stone dust when we lay down cobble stone.
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:07 PM
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How would all this hold up the the freezing and thawing that happened this year in Illinois? I want this to last, and broken, or messed up is not great for business.
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Old 03-07-2011, 12:20 AM
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I use a 4" poured concrete base with wire. Then after base has set, I install cobbles with around2 " of a relatively dry portland mix. I have never had any problems with the NY freeze thaw.
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Old 03-07-2011, 12:28 AM
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I use a 4" poured concrete base with wire. Then after base has set, I install cobbles with around2 " of a relatively dry portland mix. I have never had any problems with the NY freeze thaw.
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