My first try!

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by KrayzKajun, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    opinions are welcome. my first real try at doing walls around some beds for a customer. I still have to cut the caps and glue them down
    already signed up to go to the 2day ICPI course coming up in march locally!

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  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    i guess this forum is dead!
     
  3. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    Looks good for your first try, Jacob!

    Are you going to the ICPI course on the northshore?
     
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    thanks chase

    ya the one in covington
     
  5. Krafty

    Krafty LawnSite Senior Member
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    Look really good level and nice curves! The only thing I have is make sure on thoese smaller walls at least half of your first course is burried. It is kinda hard to tell from the pic but it looks like the wall on the far left of the house might not be burried deep enough.
     
  6. Dirt Boy

    Dirt Boy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Looks good from here! Not sure I like the color combo... but whatever the customer wants.

    Question for you, how much base do you put down, deep x wide?

    Next you need to sell them on an overlay for that cruddy looking porch landing!

    Then a few lights on top of that wall.

    Then the sidewalk should be upgraded to match and complement the rest of it.

    That oughta be enough to keep you hopping for a bit, eh!

    Regards
     
  7. pitrack

    pitrack LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Everything looks nice and level, good job!

    Have fun getting that pile of dirt/mud/sand off the yard, I hate scooping stuff off grass like that.
     
  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    I know! cleaning up will be more work than anything
     
  9. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    finally got the caps cut and glued down! will take pics when the rain stops!
     
  10. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I'd like to see pictures of how you did the corners? Thinking about some classes myself.
     

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