BB-Q help

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by STRINGALATION, May 30, 2007.


    STRINGALATION LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 777

    neighbor by foreman wants a bbq grille. we designed an idea using cinder blocks as a frame firebricks inside.
    planning to cover out side cinders with black x-30 mortar and speckling with chiped out flagstones.
    gonna pour a foundation 5' sq
    never delt with bricks or mortar before, i have read this past monthquite a bit
    originally was gonna sub now feel confident in doing the work
    could i be getting in over my head any pointers or precautions thanked and welcomed:confused:
  2. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Messages: 1,209

    Work with the product at your shop or home for a few hours before you start at the customers just so you don't look like you don't know what you are doing.
  3. anthonyr

    anthonyr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Best advice I've heard in a long time!! I figured that one out on my own- probably due to my insecurity and not wanting to look like a jackass in front of a customer! ( I'd rather them think I'm a jackass, then let them see me doing it wrong, and removing all doubt!)
  4. Mike33

    Mike33 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,649

    Yes its bad enough when you really know what you are doing and have to think out a problem with the customer there, but when you dont have a clue what you are doing that could be real embarassing.

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