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Plaster Is To New Pool As Sod Is To New Landscape – RB Project #6.19

I haven’t posted recently on Project #6.  The work there is done…well, for this year anyway, and I’d like to show you one of the last steps to completing this project. Plastering The Pool This was a special day – certainly for the homeowner, but for all of us involved with the project.  No matter […]

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Building The Waterfall Feature – RB Project #7.5

Each Boulder Has Its Place The other day the homeowner of this project said to me, “I had no idea what goes into building a pool and waterfall like this”.  Of course you may hike in the wilderness and see beautiful waterfalls, rushing streams and serene pools, and think “how did they come to be?”  […]

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Pool Layout & Excavation – RB Project #7.3

Positioning The Pool With Confidence Before any demolition or excavation took place on the property we called for a utility mark-out to show us where all the main utility runs from the street to the house were.  Also, in the backyard where all the work would take place, we disconnected any utilities running outside and […]

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Pool Waterfall Construction – RB Project #6.6

The gunite shell has hardened and its time to get started on the pool waterfalls and boulder outcroppings.  As I had mentioned in post RB Project #6.4, the challenging slope we had to contend with now becomes an asset. Just as nature would produce a pool of water at the base of a rockery slope, […]

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