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Radius Staircases, is there and easier way?

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by E LAND Inc., Dec 14, 2007.

  1. E LAND  Inc.

    E LAND Inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    I did my first radius staircase this year, actually it was two of them on
    one job. Looks pretty good. I'll have to show pics as soon as possible, just not very good with computers. Anyway, the block was easy to place I
    found out, because your only seeing the side. I had a heck of a time with
    the caps though. Turned out good, but it just seemed so time consuming!!!
    Any tricks to lessen my man hrs. and pain in my back from lifting and
    cutting and placing over and over, over? Dont get me wrong it was worth
    all the sweat and hard work, my client is very pleased. Just very frustrating
    at times. Look forward to your thoughts.
  2. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
    Messages: 1,209

    Just experience. they are very time consuming if you aren't fast with the saw.

    One tip measure the distance between the two stones and then take half the amount off each stone.
  3. LawnBoy89

    LawnBoy89 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 967

    Please post pics I would love to see what this looks like. It sounds like it would be really hard to do.

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