Stone driveway

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by IBGreen, Sep 27, 2002.

  1. IBGreen

    IBGreen LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 726

    I have a customer who wants me to install a new driveway for him. It is natural stone and I'm only doing part of it now, because he doesn't want to lay down the bucks for the complete thing, so I have to find more stones to match because the ones that are there are broken up. This thing is a hundred years old so I'm having problems matching them. I have done stone driveways before, but, he wants me to make it thicker underneath so it won't break up again. Any tips on how to do this, you can only use so much concrete.

    Brandon Shaw
    Evergreen Landscaping Concepts
  2. Stonehenge

    Stonehenge LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 1,277

    What kind of stone are you using?

    What do you mean by 'thicker underneath?' - do you mean base?

    You mention concrete - are the stones mortared to concrete?

    The more info you can provide, the better response you'll likely get.
  3. IBGreen

    IBGreen LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 726

    Natural Stone



  4. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 424

    natural stone what?
    flag? pensalvania blue? granite sets? need info
  5. IBGreen

    IBGreen LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 726

    sorry, granite
    :dizzy: :dizzy:

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