Concept drawing 1 (Google Sketch)
String out position (West)
String out position (East)
Experimenting with entry arch (height & width)
Garden cleared with power trench (West)
Garden clearded and power trench (East)
Crusty old concrete mixed...! I hope it see the distance.
Dig a hole and the fill it in again ???
Power conduit layed
Boring post holes and french drain
Plenty of help! "Am I in line?"
One down, three to go
At last, I can start the formwork
Look at me...!
Formwork in place
Formwork in place, a few low spots to fill with rubble.
Getting closer, levels all okay and reinforcing in place
Starting the pour, middle post in place.
The concrete mixer workrd well, almost a combination wheelbarrow and mixer in one.
Five parts sand/gravel mix to one part cement. "How many was that three or four?"
One more to go
Leveled, now the wait to float it off.
Applying the finishing touches
Slow the curing time by covering with plastic.
Getting started with the first course.
Me, laying mortar for the first Hebel course.
Getting started, keep it straight and level.
1st course down
1st course down.
1st couse, oven base
1st course, BBQ and bench area
Getting there, second course.
Getting there, 2 courses.
Hebel work finished.
Hebel work finished, now to seal and paint.
Hebel work finished, BBQ and Bench.
Hebel finished, oven base.