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Old 03-22-2011, 12:59 PM   #1
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Hi All,

Gearing up for a summer of DIY Landscaping.

I would like to turn several tons of natural sandstone rubble into thin veneer. I would like to take the finished veneer and do a drystack ledgestone or coursed ashlar look on CMU blocks with poured footers.

My first question is the corners. While I have A LOT of rubble already on site, I have very few pieces that could be cut into corners. Can I just miter the back out of one piece and fill any little imperfections with colored mortar?

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Old 03-24-2011, 05:33 AM   #2
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One problem that comes to mind is water entering the mortar at the mitered joint, freezing and splitting the joint

Silicone?

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