Large Outdoor Kitchen Job Pics

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES

    SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hey guys. here are some pics of an outdoor kitchen we have been working on. I will post more as we progress. I hope to be finished by next weekend with everything including the landscaping and sod.

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  2. SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES

    SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES LawnSite Senior Member
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    The stone is the only thing that i subbed out. I stared doing it myself and found out how slow i really am at it. So i called in a friend of mine who is a stone mason. He brought in about 8 guys and did all this stone today and will finish with all of it by tomorrow. We will start laying pavers on Friday. The pavers are Pavestone Venitian Blend

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  3. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
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    Looks good..Nice job..
     
  4. PerfiCut L&L

    PerfiCut L&L LawnSite Senior Member
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    Cant wait to see the finished product.

    Are you using aluminum framing? Do you have any shots of just the frame?
     
  5. SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES

    SOUTHERNGREENSCAPES LawnSite Senior Member
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    it is built out of steel studs by a local company and they cover it with hardy board before i pick it up. I really don't have any pics of the inside frame work. it is super sturdy though. i have been walking all over the top of it while setting up some low voltage and while building the pergola and it has not even budged yet.
     
  6. landstyles

    landstyles LawnSite Member
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    I like your Deere...
     
  7. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
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    Talk to us about how the columns miss the slab.


    I also do not like how they will have to walk out into the yard to get to the inside of the island. It seems like that would be a pain.
     
  8. leaflandscape

    leaflandscape LawnSite Member
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    If I'm not mistaken, those are fibreglass column surrounds over pressure treated posts, and the slab was there before the posts. You'll have to do something to make them appear as though they're on a slab and not just plunked in the garden. Pergola looks good.:drinkup:
     
  9. SpruceLandscape

    SpruceLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    I agree. Although its not finished yet, I don't think I'm sold on that particular selection of stone veneer or maybe its just the pattern that I don't like... IDK, maybe it will look better to me when its finished... Just my .02
     
  10. Captains Landscape

    Captains Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
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    It's just that one long horizontal bond that you are seeing. He is using a full size veneer, not an easy thing to do in tight spaces like that. Joints are pretty tight and consistent. I like it.
     

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