Log edging


Hi I want to build a garden water feature and to cut a long story short, want to construct it using concrete blocks faced with log edging to disguise the blocks. How is it best to fix the logs into the ground bearing in mind a concrete foundation will be present, also, how is it best to fix the log to the blocks? This is quite a large water feature which will be raised at the highest point to about 4 feet, hence the use of the blocks. Many thanks, Tom
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Hi Tom.
Have a look at my back garden.
http://picasaweb.google.com/BrashBaz/BackGarden
I don't think you will need the blocks, I have just used Logs. They are set into concrete about 9".
Regards
Baz
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Baz Fantastic! Lovely job - I will do exactly that. Is it relatively simple to set the logs into the concrete and keep them straight prior to setting? Thanks for your help! Tom

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Tom. To be honest, I didn't do it myself, it was done with the paving by others. It was cheaper than doing it myself (self employed). But I did watch them (I work at home). They used a very dry mix of Concrete. A bit in the bottom, then they positioned the log as below and tamped some concrete front and back. And on the inside they used a couple of rough battens along the length and screwed thro the batten into the logs to keep them straight.
Glad to help.
Baz
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