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Summer project finished

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by zedosix, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,260

    I only see one thing I would of done different. I always run my walls right into the pillars so everything is connected.
  2. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    It would of been an improvement for sure. This was my first time using the pillar system on a job this size and wasn't sure how different it would of looked by interchanging the pieces. But when we were done the first set of pillars we discussed this option but was to late to change the next set of pillars fearing the difference would of been obvious. Next time we use pillars they will be either natural stone or a different wall block all together.
    Good observation.
  3. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,260

    There is nothing wrong with using pillar kits. You just need to interchange the blocks when neccessary. What sucks for us guys in the US, the techo pillars are made up north and the color is off a tad.

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  4. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,417

    Know a problem with big jobs where you're there for an extended period of time?

    You encounter the mrs when that cycle hits. That's when things can get ugly.

  5. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    Andrew, your brain is always in motion isn't it! We had no problems on this project at all, if the mrs was in a bad mood, she was likely not home but at the cottage.
  6. stuvecorp

    stuvecorp LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,214

    Very nice. I like the boulders in there. The before picture really shows how blank slate it was.
  7. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,219

    that looks to be a ton of fill... bet the quarry loved you
  8. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Posts: 1,209

    Wow. Very nice.
  9. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,840

    Man, that's some awesome work! There are people like me who do hardscapes. Then there are people like you and DVS who REALLY do hardscapes. This job is absolutely beautiful. I don't think our current designer could even design something that cool! Well done!
  10. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    You know what has really helped me over the years besides being picky as hell, its been dynascape software. I can create most anything I want and it really helps when the owner gives you "carte blanche" on the project too! :) Thanks for the comments.

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