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Old 07-22-2013, 03:30 PM
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I know the guy who built that wall!!! he must travel al over the country because I ran into some of his work yesterday! sorry for the sideways picture. I stopped in the middle of the road just to take this picture lol.
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Old 07-23-2013, 12:25 AM
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I found some similar work lol


he must have been responsible for that concrete work too..
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:57 PM
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Man, I know I struggled with my first paver patio, walkway, and stairs that I completed at my brothers house but this stuff is just plain awful. It's not like a few bond lines are off, or some slight miscalculations on height, or something aesthetically unappealing. Half these things could have really bad consequences.

I will say this. One of the educational seminars I went to regarding building walls provides information and I wonder if people leave there thinking they are fine (certified) for building retaining walls greater than 6 feet, with major surcharges, or any other concern. I left that seminar confused/concerned more than ever that if I screw something up there are very bad consequences. The highest "wall" I've built is on a current landscape install and it's only one of those side of the house circles for a planting bed 3 blocks tall. It still takes time to level things and make sure it's correct.
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Old 07-25-2013, 03:58 PM
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Just to keep everyone up to speed, this project is still a work in progress gettign worse by the day.

1. I talked with the stone yard who he got an estimate for and the stone yard told him he needed larger stones and this wasn't the right product......so he went and got it from somewhere else.

2. When the client asked if the stone yard had anyone who could install it his response was any reputable company capable of handling this would be booked up at least a month out. Client needed it done right away.....

I guess you really do get what you pay for!

"Those will level themselves out once everything settles"
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Old 08-06-2013, 05:41 PM
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Got a call to fix this one..... owner admits to having a cheap company do this 2 years ago and had regretted it since. Always more expensive to do things twice. Its tough to tell in the pics but its way low in the middle around the back of the van.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:23 PM
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I love the pattern! Also a very subtle curve in the soldier course which makes it flow nicely.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:28 PM
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wow, tell me how you're going to make this pattern work. I thnk you should just do a herringbone pattern. Thats brussels
1/2 stone with the xl border.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:55 PM
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I would never use that pattern. Especially on a driveway.

String line? What's that for??..
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:30 AM
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Hack? Genius? All I know is I was called in to finish some work here and he has been subbing me work
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Old 08-09-2013, 08:29 PM
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Hack? Genius? All I know is I was called in to finish some work here and he has been subbing me work
Holy crap, I've never seen a down spout ran like that......


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