Hello all I am in the process of cleaning out the bed around my pool that is approx 3-4 ton of existing River Rock. As I'm sure some know the rocks, over time, have become a mixture of dirt and stone that weeds love. I have done smaller jobs for customers but this is quite a task. All the rocks were removed on one side of the pool (bigger area probably 70% of the material) and new fabric was installed. The other side the rocks were removed but no fabric yet. My goal is to clean all the dirt and return the clean rocks to the bed. After trying to come up with some kind of system I settled for this: I got an old trailer gate, set it on some cinder blocks and would take some stones put it on the gate and worked them around let the dirt fall through to the ground. Then I take my powerwasher and wash the remaining stones. After shovel stone back into wheel barrow and back to the bed with the fabric already installed. The first couple wheel barrow full I looked at how slow it was going and got that sinking feeling of "s#*t this going to take forever". After some fine tuning things rolled along a little better but still time consuming. Another thing I did was to move the "gate setup" to the other bed where there was no fabric so I could just let the dirt fall in that bed and cover it up with the fabric. Sooooo.... has anyone done a similar job and have a better system to remove the rocks clean them and get them back to the cleaned out bed? I need on of those rock tumbler thing from the show Gold Rush. Oh also what is started to do was pull the stone off the pile and use the back pack blower to blow the dirt out more to make it easier...worked a little better but....gonna grab a pic. Also any ideas from the start of this project as in "would have done this first" etc are welcomed.