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Keystone Wall Pics

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by JohnsonLawn, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. JohnsonLawn

    JohnsonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 400

    A couple of pics of a Keystone Wall and planting ring I just finished. Let me know what you think.

    Franks Wall and Patriots Practice 001.jpg

    Franks Wall and Patriots Practice 008.jpg

    Franks Wall and Patriots Practice 004.jpg
  2. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,366

    I personally think the block is too large for the application, but thats just my taste. Also looks like there is a sag in the second pic of the driveway, might just be the camera. Not too crazy about the caps in the driveway pic either. Again, JMO.
  3. JohnsonLawn

    JohnsonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 400

    I thought so to, but the block was as they requested. There is no sag, the slope of the driveway make it look that way in all of the pics I took, but we you stand in front of it you can see it is perfect. I have only built about 3 of these things so I am pretty happy with it and the client was extremely satisfied.
  4. tjsquickcuts

    tjsquickcuts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Atlanta
    Posts: 943

    Looks great and level.....and the most important thing is that the Home Owner is happy.....and that you learn as you go...
  5. cedarcroft

    cedarcroft LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 442

    i think it looks terrible. not your work, but the wall itself. those planters are ridiculous and even though your work is fine, they look like homewoner specials. I hate that block, to me it looks cheap and cr@ppy. Again, I am not busting on your craftsmanship, just the choice of materials.
  6. senatorcongressman

    senatorcongressman LawnSite Member
    from WDC
    Posts: 40

    I'll never understand it, but alot of people LOVE that look. Nice work though.
  7. ChampionLS

    ChampionLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,066

    Gotta watch the stones in the winter time. A snow blower will hurl those stones and break windows. I'd never put loose stones anywhere out in the open like that.
  8. instyle

    instyle LawnSite Senior Member
    from Canada
    Posts: 380

    the customer only like is because they don't see anything else...at holme depot. it is up to the landscaper to up sell the customer from home depot to something better.

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