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Not bad...:whistling:whistling:thumbsup:

What's the building for?
 

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veneer ?
 

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yes, thin veneer. I did the blockwork, and our guys did the concrete. The landscape guys did the stone.

The really messed up thing is this job was stopped midway when the lady of the house decided our walls were too high.

They called in a concrete cutting crew and cut the top 3 feet or so off which was already grouted. Then the architect redesigned it to go up halfway, then turn to the right, then up the rest of the way. It really messed me up having to make all the elevations work.....and the electric was no longer in the right area etc.

This is a very expensive set of steps
 

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yes, thin veneer. I did the blockwork, and our guys did the concrete. The landscape guys did the stone.

The really messed up thing is this job was stopped midway when the lady of the house decided our walls were too high.

They called in a concrete cutting crew and cut the top 3 feet or so off which was already grouted. Then the architect redesigned it to go up halfway, then turn to the right, then up the rest of the way. It really messed me up having to make all the elevations work.....and the electric was no longer in the right area etc.

This is a very expensive set of steps
I love those jobs where money is not in the equation...:thumbsup:
 

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This is a very expensive set of steps
At the end they always seem to be.
I love architects and clients that have no idea how to imagine designs and drawings. and only realize after its built the outcome.

anyways, great job
 

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No handrails required?
oh heavens no. :) That was the big thing with the lady of the house - that nothing interfere with her view of the ocean across the street.

There are planters all around and the grades are sloped to have no more drop-off than what would require a railing. Even down at the bottom, the driveway slopes down pretty fast so that planter area there with the bougainvillea planted also slopes way up.

That was my biggest challenge getting all the elevations to work complicated by the change 1/2 way through.

Dave
 
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