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Old 03-23-2013, 08:26 AM   #1
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pouring slab for existing foundation?

I have an outhouse at my cabin thats about 6x8. About half the floor is already concrete as it sits on a septic tank. The rest is packed dirt with some rock. Should be easy as the base is already formed and all I have to do is throw the mix down. Question is, how do I skim, screen, level the top with a 2x4 since the building is already there?


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Also a picture would sure help.


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Old 03-23-2013, 09:08 AM   #3
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With a 2x4 that fits inside the building or with a hand float by eye. The area is small. It shouldn't be too difficult to get flat.
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you could place some grade pins & screed to them
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Geez,something that small you can eyeball,and use a 3 or4' darby to strike it.
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