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Old 06-24-2013, 11:04 PM
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You have half bricks along the side, why? To be as wide as the steps? It can be a little wider
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:11 PM
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Yes to be the same with as the steps.I guess it could be a little wider. I dont really think it looks too bad cutting those i kindof wanted to stay the same as the steps. I just dont like the soilder course with the mitered corners. I just feel if i run them out straight it will look half a$$ too like i didnt care to take the time to make it look right.
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:17 PM
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Run em straight in the configuration that yields the biggest pieces
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:51 PM
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the corners need mitered correctly. really hard to explain via text, almost need a picture for you.

It's a little late for me, bedtime here, maybe tomorrow night I can see if I have any upclose pics on my website or on my computer.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:04 AM
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Also, we usually only install borders on "outer perimeters". However there are exceptions.

So like where the pavers meet the concrete slab - we would have no border, we would run the field right up to the concrete. Where the pavers meet asphalt or a foundation - we run the field right up to the asphalt or the foundation.

With a small pavement, when you place a border around the entire paver area like you did - it gets too busy.


This has a border all the way around



This one does not
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:55 AM
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Also, we usually only install borders on "outer perimeters". However there are exceptions.

So like where the pavers meet the concrete slab - we would have no border, we would run the field right up to the concrete. Where the pavers meet asphalt or a foundation - we run the field right up to the asphalt or the foundation.

With a small pavement, when you place a border around the entire paver area like you did - it gets too busy.


This has a border all the way around



This one does not
Last picture- what's with the inside curve? Looks like the sidewalk narrows down around the shrub and then opens back up. Could you have moved the one shrub to make the sidewalk wider and continue full brick running bond all the way to the steps?
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:15 PM
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This is a job we started i have the structural part down I just can't figure out how to make it look right. What have I done wrong on this border, and how should I change it to look right? I did the front walk one way and the other two a different way, but to my nether looks right. I haven't put poly sand in yet so not a big deal to go back and fix it just not really sure how to fix it.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:26 PM
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I like those masonary pedestals dvs
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:35 PM
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Another option for the border is to take your 4x8 and cut it in half and use 4x4 bricks. Not super recommended thats getting a pretty small paver running on the edge but it might work for the look your going for.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:46 PM
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I like those masonary pedestals dvs
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