I've never concreted before and I have a small job for the back garden.
I have a trench running along the side of the fence and I want to concrete about 2ft by 1ft which will house a metal, u-shaped bar; the purpose of which is to secure a chain locking up my bicycle.
I have some spare paving which I could use as the sides. Should I use bricks instead?
I'm thinking of laying hardcore on the base, which will be soil (as is the whole trench), I'm a little worried on how to make the concrete block secure, it'll be connected to one side of concrete which is the concrete floor leading up toward the trench, the other sides are soil and that's what's worrying me.
Yes it does seem stupid but we have an automatic censoring server which removes words we have programmed into it. The word ha**core is used about 3 times a week in the building sense but about 1000 times a week in the Censored sense so it has to be on our list. Sorry but its better to offend 3 builders than allow the rubbish we get from idiots trying to publish tonnes of it.