Monthly Archives: May 2011

From Clay to Concrete – 4

Part 4. Pouring a practice run For this, you will need: a stiff yard broom, the type you would use to sweep a path, not the soft type you use inside the house. A straight length of timber that is half a metre longer than your path is for screeding. A shovel or two, to […]

From Clay to Concrete – 3

The Boxing and gravel Using 50mm wide 5mm boards, line each side of your excavation. Hold them firmly in place with wooden pegs driven into the ground. This is called “boxing” and it pays to be very fussy with your boxing. This determines the final look of the path. Get it perfect because it’s too […]