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i will post all the small works here
 

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The water and sewer Co. calls me to fix some exterior walk way they had to break.
Road surface Sidewalk Concrete Asphalt Soil

Public space Sidewalk Road Tree Thoroughfare

Geological phenomenon Public space Road Sidewalk Soil

I called another artisan to assist. One day and 3300lbs. of PORPHYRY for 165sq.ft.
And on to the next
Road surface Walkway Asphalt Sidewalk Soil
Road surface Yellow Asphalt Water Sidewalk

I will be charging around (8.50 a sq.ft) without sand and cement for this one
 

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Here is an entrance The HO wants done in stone and brick,
Wall Tree Architecture Land lot House
The stone I will make 3"wide, by 6"long, by 4" high, and 1" thick. there will be alot of cutting.
which I will be doing only the angles, the brick will be in between,
this pict I cut a few pieces to try out and get my measurements right.

I hope this comes out great.

Wall Wood Floor Tree Room

getting the brick cut
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dom-mas said:
Just out of curiosity, why are you making it thin stone rather than just building out of stone and brick or allowing for the regular thickness?
Engineers are stupid, along with contractors, for the sake of doing it in concrete, and to make a buck, they forget how's it's supposed to be done.

The beauty is that I was finishing the outside fireplace for the homeowners daughter when they started doing the entrance.
And I gave my opinion to use whole brick and stone blocks and a concrete foundation 2ft. Deep, and 10in. Wider on all sides was more than adequate,
It will cost them 3 times more this way

Making real stone veneer sucks.
I need something small to face the stone while making the blocks to measurement.
I shall search
 

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Had a chance to do a little more.
still a long way to go
Wall Iron Brick Architecture Building
 

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It's all thin brick and stone for some weird reason. But I think he's cutting it all thin himself
for the reason the ones who worked before me are idiots.
it is a royal pain in the ass this job,
it will cost him around 10 g's for these other wise simple columns.
but, i love a challenge.
the brick are cut 5" by 2" by ¾ 's inch thick, to pass the gate and entrance.

this is a gc's mistake and it will cost him dearly

all in all, i think it will come out looking kick ass
 
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the finished product, This side job is done, started it the end of November,
And today I finished, Sometimes small jobs that ya figure a couple of Saturdays of work, turns into a full blown job,
Beginning price was around $3000.00, The final bill came to a little over
$10'000.00.
Now on to the next....
Fence Property Gate Transport Vehicle

Brickwork Iron Property Brick Wall
 
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