Large Slab Rock Wall with pics

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by stxkyboy, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. ericmcj31

    ericmcj31 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    nice work, and mighty nice of you!
  2. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,319

    it looks nice but i dont know if it looks like a 100g's. i think i would have used a diffrent stone that would have looked darn good but been 1/4 the price. oh well if you have it spend it.
  3. Mike33

    Mike33 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,649

    I have done a few vol. jobs. Good job and i hope your community thanks you.
  4. stxkyboy

    stxkyboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    If you can find a cheaper stone shipped to me than I would be happy to know about it. I have worked in stone sales wholesale/retail in this area and there is none to be had. I can get it quarry direct for 20 a ton but that is unprocessed and doesn't include shipping. There is still alot to be completed at that price: railing, concrete pad, water feature, statue, landscaping, electric, and irrigation. Ill keep the pics coming as it goes.

    I actually liked a stone out of Michigan but they wanted 375 a ton even at that quantity. Thanks but no thanks on that one.
  5. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Messages: 1,209

    its funny that even with the bobcat in the first picture until you see someone standing on it the project looked small. those are some big stones!
  6. jepthng

    jepthng LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    is that elder high school?
  7. XStream Aquatics

    XStream Aquatics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 239

    I'm more interested in how awesome the football field looks lol. It is the best high school field I've ever seen except for the seating. Good job!
  8. Top Dog Pavers

    Top Dog Pavers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    Nice job.....cant wait to see that statue!
  9. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,606

    wow looks great, I can't believe the school had 100gs to spend on a project like that. around here you're lucky if they have a shade tree in the budget. doing any plantings to take away the "big pile of rock" look?
  10. stxkyboy

    stxkyboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    It is actually covington catholic high school. I went to St. X(now that is a stadium:)) The plantings will be going in shortly just have to get all the other hardscaping done. We are going to stay simple with knockouts, sweet bays, river birch, and some pines.

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