My first retaining wall

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by JRSlawn, Aug 27, 2005.

  1. JRSlawn

    JRSlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    This wall was for my girlfriends parents. Uni lock pisa 2.

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  2. Fubba

    Fubba LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 360

    Looks good man. Real good.
  3. mosmgras

    mosmgras LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Messages: 270

    Girlfriends parents? Whoa... I guess that it has to be done right the first time huh. Looks great. Did the parents approve?
  4. drsogr

    drsogr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,275

    Looks good...thats a big first time project.
  5. JRSlawn

    JRSlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    yea they all seemed pleased but I dont think I will work for family anymore. The corner was so tight the whole wall is level its only off by 1/8 inch
  6. bigandy

    bigandy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    The wall looks great already and i like both ways, but if you split the end of the blocks where your steps are the give them a face matching the front, same with the caps, its adds and extra little something to the wall. However it is a lot of work if you dont have a hydraulic splitter.
  7. dmbmikee

    dmbmikee LawnSite Member
    Messages: 84

    I hear ya' on the family thing....which brings me to wonder what you charged for that great job? Just It's happened to me before, plenty a times.

    Looks great thhough!
  8. JRSlawn

    JRSlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    Bigandy there are special corner units for that

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