tumbled paver info

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by steveair, May 25, 2001.

  1. steveair

    steveair LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,073


    Was at my local stone yard yesterday and saw a interesting idea.

    Instead of buying tumbled pavers direct from the factory, they are now just buying the regular pavers and tumbling themselves.

    They are working out the kinks on their machine, but it is interesting. They basically took an old concrete mixer truck, and removed the barrel and set it on the ground.

    At a $1.00 a sq foot surcharge per sq foot, I'd imagine that this will be something a lot of guys will start doing. Not that I would want anything to do with working around that thing all day, but a potentially strong profit making machine.

  2. racerdave

    racerdave LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    Do they add sand to it?, or do they use some other media.
  3. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
    from nowhere
    Messages: 1,578

    can't see it myself...sounds like alot of work...they must be doing huge amounts?? re-bundling etc??...no thanks..

Share This Page