Retaining wall with flagstone facing


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Old 05-09-06, 04:37 PM
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Retaining wall with flagstone facing

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I also want to build a low retaining wall to match a flagstone patio that was just professionally installed over a freshly poured slab of concrete. However, this time I want to do it. I saw the earlier posting on building a retaining wall. My guess is that I lay a couple of rows of block and apply concrete to the block to which I affix the flagstone while still wet? I should also pretty much follow your directions for everything else? For the top I will cut rectangular pieces with a wet saw. Am I on the mark or nuts.....?
 
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Old 05-09-06, 05:44 PM
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I vote Nuts.
 
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Old 05-10-06, 06:45 AM
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Flagstone faced retaining wall

Alright now that we've established the status of my mental state, please elaborate on why my idea is bad....? Instead of a brick facade I'm looking for a stone look. How is it done?
 
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Old 05-10-06, 07:54 AM
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It is not easy or a DIY project, that is why I said you would be nuts to attempt it.
 
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Old 05-10-06, 10:20 AM
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Ok thanks....guess I'll go to plan B which is the stackable stone that everyone is using these days.....looks a helluva lot easier anyway.
 
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Old 05-10-06, 10:40 AM
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Those do make nice walls, and they are very doable. Good choice!
 
 

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