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June 2014

In Goes The Limestone: Featured Project 2014 – Limestone Retaining Wall, Patio & Kitchen

by Jake / June 27, 2014

[caption id="attachment_2667" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Limestone waiting to become the new retaining wall Limestone waiting to become the new retaining wall.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2669" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Kyle is finishing up the framing of the new kitchen Kyle is finishing up the framing of the new kitchen[/caption][caption id="attachment_2668" align="aligncenter" width="300"]The walls are taking shape! The walls are taking shape![/caption]IMG_5306[caption id="attachment_2671" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Limestone wall is built up against the backerboard to keep moisture out! Limestone wall is built up against the backerboard to keep moisture out![/caption][caption id="attachment_2672" align="aligncenter" width="300"]The first of several steps coming of the existing patio. The first of several steps coming of the existing patio.[/caption]IMG_5317IMG_5323IMG_5324

New patio and kitchen coming your way soon!

by Rodney Stoutenger / June 25, 2014

New patio and kitchen coming your way soon! #outdoorkitchen #patio #naturalstone #atx #nativeedge #nativeedgelandscape New patio and kitchen coming your way soon! #outdoorkitchen #patio #naturalstone #atx #nativeedge #nativeedgelandscape

The Walls Go Up: Featured Project 2014 – Limestone Retaining Wall, Patio & Kitchen

by Jake / June 25, 2014

[box type="shadow"]Check out the day by day progress of this project [button link="/category/featured-project-2014/"]By clicking here[/button] [/box][caption id="attachment_2656" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Retaining wall has been stacked, mortared, and back filled. Retaining wall has been stacked, mortared, and back filled.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2657" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Retaining wall has been stacked, mortared, and back filled. Retaining wall has been stacked, mortared, and back filled.[/caption][one_third]IMG_5282[/one_third][one_third] IMG_5286[/one_third][one_third_last] IMG_5284[/one_third_last][caption id="attachment_2661" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Rodney and Kyle finalize a few design details of the wall. Rodney and Kyle finalize a few design details of the wall.[/caption]IMG_5293[caption id="attachment_2663" align="aligncenter" width="300"]We have had our fair share of wildlife on this project. This is a red headed centipede. 9 inches long! We have had our fair share of wildlife on this project. This is a red headed centipede. 9 inches long![/caption]

The Wood Forms Come Off: Featured Project 2014 – Limestone Retaining Wall, Patio & Kitchen

by Jake / June 24, 2014

[box type="shadow"]Check out the day by day progress of this project [button link="/category/featured-project-2014/"]By clicking here[/button] [/box]  [caption id="attachment_2649" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Now that the concrete is dry, the crew works on removing the wooden forms. Now that the concrete is dry, the crew works on removing the wooden forms.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2650" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Juan cuts pipes to be used for drainage. Juan cuts pipes to be used for drainage.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2651" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Everything is progressing quickly. Everything is progressing quickly.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2652" align="aligncenter" width="200"]This cinderblock will become our new retaining wall. This cinderblock will become our new retaining wall.[/caption]

Concrete Delivery : Featured Project 2014 – Limestone Retaining Wall, Patio & Kitchen

by Jake / June 23, 2014

Concrete is delivered and poured into our forms.[caption id="attachment_2637" align="aligncenter" width="300"]This concrete pump allows us to easily bring the concrete down the awkward hill directly to the new patio. This concrete pump allows us to easily bring the concrete down the awkward hill directly to the new patio.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2638" align="aligncenter" width="300"]The arm of the concrete pump is guided over the trees and to the new retaining wall/patio. The arm of the concrete pump is guided over the trees and to the new retaining wall/patio.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2640" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Kyle and Juan guide the concrete hose to make sure it is evenly distributed through the form. Kyle and Juan guide the concrete hose to make sure it is evenly distributed through the form.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2641" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Kyle guides the hose through the forms of the new kitchen area. Kyle guides the hose through the forms of the new kitchen area.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2642" align="aligncenter" width="300"]The forms are full and have been smoothed out. Now we just have to wait for them to dry. The forms are full and have been smoothed out. Now we just have to wait for them to dry.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2644" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Vertical rebar is comes out of this footer to stabilize the future retaining wall. Vertical rebar is comes out of this footer to stabilize the future retaining wall.[/caption][caption id="attachment_2643" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Tomorrow (when the concrete is dry) the wooden forms will be removed, and the masons can start building the retaining wall. Tomorrow (when the concrete is dry) the wooden forms will be removed, and the masons can start building the retaining wall.[/caption]

Concrete Forms Are in Place: Featured Project 2014 – Limestone Retaining Wall, Patio & Kitchen

by Jake / June 20, 2014

IMG_5190 We've dug down to solid ground. The wooden forms are set and the rebar is in place.[gallery ids="2631,2632,2633,2634,2630"]

Is that an 8ft tall pallet wall planter?!

by Rodney Stoutenger / June 6, 2014

Is that an 8ft tall pallet wall planter?! #secretproject #recycled #reclaimed #pallet #palletplanter #greenwall #nativeedgelandscape #nativeedge #unique #atx
Is that an 8ft tall pallet wall planter?! #secretproject #recycled #reclaimed #pallet #palletplanter #greenwall #nativeedgelandscape #nativeedge #unique #atx

Oh hey, is that a keg fountain we are installing???

by Rodney Stoutenger / June 5, 2014

Oh hey, is that a keg fountain we are installing??? #keg #nativeedgelandscape #fountain #waterfeature #original #creative #awesome #nativeedge
Oh hey, is that a keg fountain we are installing??? #keg #nativeedgelandscape #fountain #waterfeature #original #creative #awesome #nativeedge