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Old 06-07-2013, 12:20 PM   #1
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Hello, I am paving the driveway on the side of the house with 6x9 pavers. I have a patio in the backyard which is square to the house. I plan on weaving in to the existing patio to run along the side. The problem is my house is on a pretty big angle from the side. If I do weave it will not square up to the outside edge of the driveway. I plan on keeping the side running straight as it is an extension of the driveway.
How can I run the pavers?
The only way I see it is if I cut the pavers on an angle. These cuts will sit about 4 feet away from the house towards one side of the driveway. Does this seem right? I am using the herringbone pattern.

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Old 06-11-2013, 12:58 PM   #3
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You say 'big' angle. What do you mean? That where the lines meet it's a very sharp change? That would be a small angle. Or do you mean it's only a gradual, but noticeably un-square transition?

You might 'want' to use a herringbone pattern, but that may or may not work given the situation. Perhaps a border between the two areas would give a way to create a more pleasing looking transition from one to the other, even with a pattern change and not just the angle.
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I have a patio in the backyard which is square to the house.
I am paving the driveway on the side of the house with 6x9 pavers.
I plan on weaving in to the existing patio to run along the side.
Why?

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The problem is my house is on a pretty big angle from the side.
If I do weave it will not square up to the outside edge of the driveway.
I plan on keeping the side running straight as it is an extension of the driveway. How can I run the pavers?
See? Trying to make all that 90 degree layout fit all over is tough.

I'll suggest some sort of transition material set with a different pattern altogether (or solid with no pattern like concrete) to finish the one area... and then "float" out to the second area where the other end can be formed as square as is needed to make the driveway work.

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Thanks for the responses. I used a herringbone pattern throughout, no transition. When it comes to the portion the "straight" portion the pattern sits on a bit of an angle. A border was not possible and a transition would have too long of an area with angles cuts, which I felt would bother me more the the pattern not being square to the street.
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What, no pix?
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A border was not possible and a transition would have too long of an area with angles cuts, which I felt would bother me more the the pattern not being square to the street.
My ex wife was a martyr like that too.

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What, no pix?
What he said.

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