How to build a retaining wall - Retaining Wall How to build...

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Retaining Wall How to build a low garden retaining wall This section will explain how to make a garden retaining wall a an existing fence, which can transform a dull front or back yard into an exciting garden. The retaining wall will be 1 metre in from the fence and on a 420mm high (depending on the contour of the section), and with a capping board on top will also double for a seat the length of the retaining wall. The drawing on the left shows an example of the shape the ut other shapes and ideas are only limited by the imagination. long verage retaining wall might take, b Retaining Wall - cross section: osts: H4 treated 100x100 sawn posts obtainable in 3 metre lengths. Each length will do 3 etaining boards: H4 treated 150x40 sawn. Usually sold in random lengths. tep 1: Determine perimeters ers of the retaining wall and mark out with a string line tep 2: Preparing holes post holes first. External corners will have 2 posts and internal Materials: P posts. The posts will be spaced a maximum of 1200mm and in post holes 500mm deep. R Capping: H4 treated 150x40 sawn. Usually sold in random lengths. Instructions S Determine the shape and perimet slightly above ground and tied to stakes where needed. The stringline will mark the outside boundary of the retaining wall. S Mark out all end and corner corners will have 1 post (see drawing below)
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