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Is it sharp sand?

Postby kr236rk » Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:17 pm


Have a load of sand left by previous property owner.

Is there a way to tell sharp sand from other sand please?

I need some sharp sand to down beneath paving slabs.

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Postby stoneyboy » Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:24 pm

Hi kr236rk
Put some of the sand in a glass container and add water.
Give a good shake and if you end up with a clay layer in the water it’s building sand. You will get some dirt with sharp sand but there should not be much clay.
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