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2 x 8 retaining wall base

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by pjslawncare/landscap, Apr 9, 2003.

  1. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    Enyone ever use treated 2 x 8s as a base for the 12" pavestone retaing walls? I saw this beauty shop having it done this way. Looks kind of slap upish in a way. looks straight although they arent getting it real level. I figure its low buck as they may not afford a lot. Interesting idea if it dont rot or sink in spots or something
  2. Lombardi

    Lombardi LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 538

    I do a lot of Pavestone walls each year and I have never heard of or even considered building a wall that way. You are right. It will eventually rot away and start to sag within a year. You should talk to the business owners and tell them that when that wall collapses they can hire you to do it the right way.
  3. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    nope, me niether. Never even think of doing something like that :rolleyes:

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