Natural stone staircases.

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Lite4, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Going through some of the old pics again. Here are a couple of stone staircases from about 6 years ago. The last one is from an asian style garden we did. I imported raw Tonkin bamboo from China, cut the pieces and tied them with the black jute twine in traditional knots. Fun but very time consuming.

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  2. ALLPro Landscaping

    ALLPro Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    Wow that looks great if you dont mind me asking what did that run the customer, I did one as well this year, and I think I under bidded my self.
     
  3. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    more of the same

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  4. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Here is some of the bamboo fencing I was talking about.

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  5. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Honesty, I can't remember. It was 6 years ago. I am sure it was too cheap though. We had a lot of tonage in stone.
     
  6. ALLPro Landscaping

    ALLPro Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thanks Again your work is amazing
     
  7. Lucky Star Lawn Care

    Lucky Star Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    The bamboo work is very neat..im sure it was very time consuming like you said with those knots. How sturdy or how well does that hold up?
     
  8. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    The last set of stairs and the bamboo fence are absolutely beautiful.

    Nice work, Tim.
     
  9. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    We have a very dry climate here, so the bamboo will hold up probably as long as a cedar fence will. This was my first attempt at working with bamboo in this way. I basicly paid the homeowner to put it in with the time it took me to do this. After some research I have found prebuilt panels that make it much simpler and faster to do. Next time. Thanks for the nice comments guys.
     

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