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Project by Bob42 posted 01-24-2011 07:23 AM 2047 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the new patio i made this summer. It took all summer by myself. 1400 sq. ft. concrete pavers, 6” concrete dust base compacted multiple times. I installed new pipe for a natural gas bbq and fire pit. No more tanks to be refilled!!!! I also installed electric and lines for sprinklers as well as xtra spare lines for future use. The pictures are not the best and it needs to be landscaped this spring. I am thinking of adding on a tiki bar next to the fire pit.

This is the first project i added to this site because it’s hard to keep up with this and LJ’s.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY



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rrdesigns

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posted 01-24-2011 06:03 PM

Very nice. Now you just need some railings and your set.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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posted 01-24-2011 06:35 PM

There is a side patio that I didn’t show that has the bbq.
My wife says the same thing. We are waiting for the railings because we need to do the siding and I want to install overhangs over both doors and will include it then.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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posted 01-25-2011 08:20 AM

looks good…not sure of the railing but a chair and beer by the fire would be nice:-P)

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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MsDebbieP

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posted 01-25-2011 12:09 PM

oh my – that is beautiful. What a transformation and such a gorgeous gathering place now.
Beautiful job

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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dustinkester

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posted 01-29-2011 02:32 AM

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Bob42

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posted 01-29-2011 03:39 PM

dustinkester:

I used Capital concrete pavers, the color is Riverbed. They are about 8000 psi. Riverbed is made up of three colors and three sizes. You need to stop often to plan the next color and size paver. It took a long time because is used s random pattern and wanted to stagger the seams and did the job by myself.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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dustygirl

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posted 01-31-2011 05:05 PM

What a wonderful area you have created.Well done.

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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Houston

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posted 02-01-2011 04:53 AM

What a great idea. I would love a bbq pit that I don’t have to change tanks with… I just need to do this.

Great job. That patio looks like a fantastic area to hold gatherings.

-- If you need an electrician in Houston, we'll do a great job and respect your time. http://www.ontime-electric.com

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joey43

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posted 02-01-2011 05:00 PM

Looks like hard work, that’s allot of rock to move. Mannatech Products

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Beginningwoodworker

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posted 02-01-2011 05:36 PM

Nice looking patio.

-- CJIII

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ChuckNorris

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posted 02-03-2011 07:03 PM

Great looking fire pit & a very nice job with your color and pattern. Congrats on finishing a hugh project.

-- Brent (Table saws worry about kickback from Chuck Norris)

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