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
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
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.
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.
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