As well as being my fave song at the moment I do love a good curve!
I have just completed a lovely wall encompassing a long curve and steps which has replaced a wall build by some builders mate..."It'll stay up a lifetime that!" kinda wall. A few years later and I'm in rebuilding the whole thing. I enjoy posting little video rants on my instagram page about top tips for walling and how not to build a drystone wall....this has made it into the gallery!
Here are some before and after shots.
|Steps are different heights and depths|
|Steps now uniform and recessed into wall|
Wall already leaning and fallen in places as all large beautiful dressed stone had been placed at the back. No through stones were used either. Both leading to a structurally unsound wall
New wall coursed with a batter on it and plenty of throughs in wall. Largest stone at front