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Homemade paving slabs... recipe?

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by nuzuki, 10 Jul 2018.

  1. nuzuki

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    I have all the required materials I just need to know the ratios. I have 10mm shingle, ballast, sharp sand and cement. Can anyone help?

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  2. lonner

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    Unless you can vibrate them or press them they won't be very strong.

    Your better of doing a 100 mm thick concrete area and then use a brick pointing iron to create a crazy paving effect ..or just a nice wood float finish.
     
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    I have vibrated them with an old sheet sander in the past and theyve come out quite well. I just lost the post it note from last year which had the ratios for the correct mixture on it. I need to do about 8 more to complete my pathway :)
     
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    Id have thought a 3-2-1 mix sand gravel cement.
    Add some screed fibers too. Improve strength
     
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