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New outdoor entertainment space

matweb
Budding Contributor

New outdoor entertainment space

Decided we needed more room so I created an outdoor space for the family to enjoy alot of digging, shovelling and carrying in material but was all worth it.

 

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 once brick edge was in I spread 50 mm of crusher grit and compacted with a bit of 20 mm plate welded to a handle, was an effort but I got the job done 

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  laying pavers in a crusher grit and cement mix should help stop any weeds coming up also prevent any pavers sinking over time

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 once you get the first row in and a square line to work off its easy going 

 

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 spent a day digging out area to level out as much as possible ready for a brick edge and a solid crusher grit base

Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: New outdoor entertainment space

Wow, what a huge space for entertaining friends and family @matweb! I can imagine you will spend many, many happy times out there. Congratulations, all your hard work certainly paid off. 

 

We often have new Bunnings Workshop community members asking for paving advice. What are some of your top tips you could share? Any advice for people tackling a similar project in future would be much appreciated by other members. 

 

Welcome to the community. We're looking forward to seeing what you tackle next. Don't hesitate to post whenever you have something to share or need some advice. We are here to help whenever you might need a hand.

 

Thanks again,

 

Jason

 

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matweb
Budding Contributor

Re: New outdoor entertainment space

I think the most Important think about paving is to have a very well compacted base which is as level as possible, I would recommend no more than 7mm slope per meter to help water run off finished area. I also like to make a crusher grit and cement mix to tap each paver into and hold firm rather than laying in sand as they are less likely to move over time 

Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: New outdoor entertainment space

Thanks for sharing @matweb. Looking forward to seeing what projects you tackle next.

 

Jason

 

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