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Old 05-26-2012, 10:56 PM
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Ok 5 inches. Done. 1 in concrete sand done. Knew that would come out. Don't ask me why. No need to go further with that.

That shed has been there since 1910. I don't want to spend the money on that yet. I also new to side the house and raze the back porch.

The side of concrete has been addressed but given design limitations it is grass now what would you do.
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Old 05-26-2012, 11:05 PM
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I'm issuing a stop work order on the patio until the dilapadated structure is contended with!

1910 was 102 years ago. It served it purpose. Time to go.


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Old 05-26-2012, 11:09 PM
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Haha. Hot tubs are too important. The landscaping will look better when I knock it down. The plain fact is I am not about to get a building permit and replace it until later this year or next.. It is 3 bays and functions. Actually 60x20. So it is a 3 bay garage. A little big to just knock down without city approval. They need plans an engineering specs.
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Old 05-26-2012, 11:57 PM
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Why about the radius on the patio. That's the most important question. If I want a fire pit and a sitting wall
What the most effective radius in your opinion?
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:04 AM
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Why about the radius on the patio. That's the most important question. If I want a fire pit and a sitting wall
What the most effective radius in your opinion?
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I'm not a hardscaping guy but I would've already had that figured out before excavation began.
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Old 05-27-2012, 07:14 AM
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17 should be fine. I posted pics in my thread of one with 15 diameter. Can't be too big right?
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:34 AM
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I am concerned that the circle won't tangent my concrete walk(overhead shot). Walk and circle need to stay away from the garage so I can back my truck there. If I decrease size of circle, i can move it forward to hit tangent. My other concern is staying 20 ft away from the house with the pit.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:53 AM
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If you want to hit tangent with the walk, it looks like the radius point is on the same axis as the back of the walk, right? If you're doing a 17' diameter circle, measure 8.5' straight off the sidewalk, set your point, and pull your radius. Or whatever dimensions you're after.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:56 AM
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this is the reason for the gap with grass. the gate is at the end. So, the grass has to be dealt with.
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:59 AM
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as for the radius, i understand on how to get my radius, but for planning purposes, would it be better to shift the patio and fill in with a paver walk? then decrease circle size?

more than that I've read here that pits work well will walls on patios if they are roughly 4 feet away. That being said a 6 foot radius seems to be much better than 8.5 because at 6 you can put your sitting wall at the back of the circle pad. picture coming.
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