Stone patio for your backyard? Why not, it might be just what you need this summer. I know it sounds like a complicated project to take on, but its not, at least not with our easy tutorial. Read on for more!
Make Your Own Stone Patio
First, just know that this is not one of those 5 minute home decor projects, this one will take some time. You're gonna have to get your hands dirty and you might also want to get a friend to assist. It will make the project much easier and also take let time, the more hands on deck the better!
In one of our previous articles we talked about how the basis of a good patio construction starts with the foundation. If you need a refresher you can view it here. It will give you all the essential information needed to created a firm and long lasting foundation on which to build your stone patio.You'll need quite a bit of tools and other items for this project. Check them out below!
Materials and tools
1. Chalk 2. hammer 3. Rubber Mallet
4.Square Point Shovel 5.Round Point Shovel 6.Rake
7. Brush Works 8. Mason Line 9. Line Level
10. Wooden Stakes 11. Beam Level 12. Scotch Pro Strength Duct Tape
13. Wheelbarrow 14. Jack Hammer 15. Plate Compactor 16. Ryobi Angle Grinder with diamond blade
Your local hardware store should stock all the tools listed above. You can take photos of the space where you're planning to build your stone patio so that a professional at the hardware store can help with sizes and other particulars.
Now that you're all stocked up, its time to get started. Check out the FULL TUTORIAL HERE
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