DIY Doctor

concreting cobblestones

Postby Jules547 » Sat Aug 09, 2008 2:31 pm

Help. I want to create an area (inbetween paved drive and plant area) where cobbles are laid in concrete, it is approx. 0.5m x 16m long.

- How deep should I lay the concrete
- What ratio for cement - does it really have gravel in it ! I thought it should be smooth? Can I buy dry/ready mixed?
- what quantity/size of cobbles are best - how deep to lay them?
- Should I colour the concrete?
- roughly what quantity of materials would I need?
- anything else I need to know!!

I look forward to the reply for novices!
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Aug 09, 2008 2:19 pm


Simply Build It

Postby TheDoctor4 » Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:24 pm

For up to 5 FREE quotes from trusted, vetted and insured tradesmen in your area visit the DIY Doctor Find a Tradesman page:
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 16777215
Joined: Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:12 am
Location: Somerset in the UK in Shepton mallet

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!

  • Related Topics