Foundations for light garden walls

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Foundations for light garden walls foundations on a slope - a retaining wall NOTE: These guidelines are only for light garden walls. The most important part of any wall is its foundation, and if these are out of true, you will have a hard job producing a good wall. The foundations need to be at least 3 times the width of a half brick wall (i.e. 34 cm/13.5 inch) or at least twice the width of a one brick wall (i.e. 45 cm/18 inch). For piers, the foundations should have a margin on all sides of at least half a brick (i.e. 11 cm/4.5 inch). One of the easiest ways to mark our foundations before digging the trench is to use a 'sand line'. Once the position of the foundations have been decided upon, put a peg into the ground at each end, stretch a line between the two and shake sand along the line. Removing the line before you start digging will prevent the line getting in the way or being damaged. Always cut
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ENGR 23432 taught by Professor Puliyambath during the Spring '09 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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