Introduction: Stone Path From Tombstone Residues

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Hello,

I built this garden path in front of my wrap around deck.

A cheap way for building a flgstone path?

Why not to use flat stones residues from a tombstones maker!

An ecofriendly project!

Steps:

1. Materials and tools

2. The walkway base

3. Lay the tombstones

4. Fill gaps between stones

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Step 1: Materials

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-Stone dust

-Flagstones or tombstones

-Edging log

-Rake, shovel, sand or polymeric sand or gravel

-Masonery chisel

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Step 2: Path Base

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Spread a layer of stone dust.

Temp it and level with a level and a timber.

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Step 3: Install Stones

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Like a puzzle install each stone.

Begin to place them near to the edges.

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Step 4: Fill Joints

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Fill the joints between stone using a broom.

Push stone dust diagonaly in the gaps.

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Comments

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-09-20

That is a good idea. Buying someone else's scraps would probably be a lot cheaper than buying them from a landscaping company.

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