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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi! I’m building a small block wall (36”- 48” high) around my garden in Arizona to keep snakes out. I’m planning to mortar the first run of 8”x8”x16” blocks to the footer, but then dry stack the rest and bond it with surface bonding cement. The trench I’ve dug is only 9” wide, but now I’m...
  2. Plumbing
    Hello, Here is a link to images. I am a slightly handy young man with limited plumbing experience building a dry stack house on an extremely tight budget, [I'm a teacher]. It is loft style, so really tiny, about a thousand square feet. I am struggling to find all of...
  3. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Tips and Tricks for leveling base of retaining wall: I am about to take on a retaining wall project using gravity wall using their landscape stones. They have lots of good material and I am becoming well versed in the engineering that goes into the wall. I am inviting my dad...
  4. Building & Construction
    I want to reface my existing brick fireplace with a dry stack stone. If I am careful to really make good contact to my brick with a mortar bed, can I get by without having to use a wire mesh lath?
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