Worst Jobs....Ever!

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by cgland, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. cgland

    cgland LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I know we did this before, so let's try it again! Let's take some time to laugh at ourselves for a change and post some pics of your worst installs. There is no shame here and if you're going to be a tough guy, don't bother. I'll start!

    first pic is a flagstone walk we did 9 years ago.....Man! Look at those gaps! Marcus would blow a spring on his clipboard if he saw this.
    Second is a set of steps we did about 7 years ago....enter the wedges and gaps!:hammerhead:
    Thirdly is a project we did last year. I got to the site to take pics and notices that my foreman didn't center the circle properly!:cry:

    Chris

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  2. McKeeLand

    McKeeLand LawnSite Senior Member
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    i wish i had pics of mine but i burned them all! but that looks like a walk we did awhile back.

    ever have a job that you almost wanted to offer to re do it for free, just because your so embarrassed that you did work like that at one time, even though the customer loves it. notice that i said almost.

    i will try and dig up some pics though.
     
  3. STONE SCAPES

    STONE SCAPES LawnSite Member
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    circle makes you want to cry , great work. if one can not laugh at him self, then one is to big for his own head. lol
     
  4. STL Ponds and Waterfalls

    STL Ponds and Waterfalls LawnSite Bronze Member
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    LOL! Ohh so true!
     
  5. STONE SCAPES

    STONE SCAPES LawnSite Member
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    just finishing up the job. lollololololololol

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  6. Rcgm

    Rcgm LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
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    Ouch that third picture makes me want to cry.That looks so beautiful till you see that circle.I feel your pain been there before.


    RCGM
    Brad
     
  7. Rcgm

    Rcgm LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 314

    :waving: I think it looks great LOL I have done a job like that before just wasn't wasting a picture on it


    RCGM
    Brad
     
  8. leaflandscape

    leaflandscape LawnSite Member
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    Thank goodness for experience, ithelps us avoid the type of crappy work we kick out as rookies. The first picture looks like we had an unlimited amount of flagstone chips to do steppers with (you know, the stuff you try to leave behind when you go to the stoneyard). The second one I put in trying for a rustic look and after seeing it in wanted it the &@#$ out, but the customer loved it and said it was like nothing she'd ever seen before (with good reason!). Oh, memories.:hammerhead:

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  9. kootoomootoo

    kootoomootoo LawnSite Platinum Member
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    kootoomootoo LawnSite Platinum Member
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