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    23vc posted the thread Slab mix in Building.
    Got some Indian sandstone slabs to lay, any benefit in any admix/frost/waterproofer or just the usual sharp sand/cement? Never used...
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    23vc replied to the thread Leaking shower cubicle - help.
    Most importantly, the silicone bead should be continuous behind the enclosure, you can see it stops on the inside. So you really need to...
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    23vc reacted to stuart45's post in the thread Wall (Main + Extension) not lining up with Like Like.
    There are special bricks that can be bent to shape if soaked in a bucket of water for a week. Known in the trade as benders. Similar to...
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    23vc reacted to ^woody^'s post in the thread Wall (Main + Extension) not lining up with Like Like.
    Ornithology references can apply to brickwork too! Bonding bricks on an angle like that without a special angled brick is called a...
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    Any cracks are due to differential movement of the two structures over the years, not the fact that the wall is slightly angled. It’s...
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    23vc replied to the thread Sandstone against lawn.
    It’s a good 4” difference so was concerned I’d end up with a noticeable slope
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    23vc reacted to Marc1t's post in the thread Sandstone against lawn with Thanks Thanks.
    I am interested in this as I will be doing the same if I was replacing the lawn I would build it up with top soil before laying turf so...
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    23vc replied to the thread Sandstone against lawn.
    I’ve ended up using the cobble-style block pavers on edge set in a strong sharp sand and cement bed and well haunched. Lawn level is way...
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