2007 Patio Project

With one plastic form and multiple bags of concrete,
the goal is to cover the ground of the patio/grill area with concrete blocks.
The solstice swirl design is made by using a plastic bender board to create the shape.

April 15, 2007

 


The project begins with Jerry making the blocks with the form

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April 22, 2007

   


Two peices of plastic bender-board is used to create the spiral

   
Chips of tile and broken plates are added to the spiral as a finishing touch

 

    

 
Jerry carefully fills the spiral form with concrete
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May 7, 2007

  


The blocks have been set into place around the bender board with new blocks getting hard.

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May 20, 2007


Another section to the spiral gets added

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June 3, 2007

 

Jerry shows his "brush" technique for smooth blocks and his perfect timing to remove the form

  


Linda brushes off concrete on the chips to reveal the white pattern. White blocks are used as markers for the spiral.

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June 9, 2007

Rain and/or shine Linda adds chips to another section of the spiral

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June 10, 2007

 

More blocks and the final section of the spiral have been completed

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June 16-17, 2007

  

 

More blocks put into place with more drying blocks.

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June 23-25, 2007

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FINISHED!


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