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ponddigger
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:02 pm    Post subject: stone work Reply with quote

hi michelle m.the pond and stream is my own.the materials cost around 600 e.you could build it your self.not very hard, jack
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks ponddigger, but if my husband came home & I told him I was building a pond myself, I think he'd get a heart attack Laughing Every time I say, " I was thinking of...", he runs a mile.

I'll just admire your pic's for the moment!!!!
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:13 pm    Post subject: stone Reply with quote

hi all ,here is a stone flower pot ,we made during the summer,we found the stone in the garden when we were building a patio, jack


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:10 am    Post subject: tank Reply with quote

hi all.here is a job we are doing at the moment a patio.the owners want to hide there ugly oil tank,this is one way of doing it, jack


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:50 pm    Post subject: stonework Reply with quote

hi started stone work, jack


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:29 pm    Post subject: stone Reply with quote

hi more stone work around tank,jack


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:36 pm    Post subject: stonework Reply with quote

hi, finished stonework around tank. jack


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:42 am    Post subject: stone event Reply with quote

hi all.some of ye might be instered in this stone event in ireland,jack http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZUBixkzdA0&feature=player_embedded
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:40 pm    Post subject: stone fireplace Reply with quote

hi all,here is a stone fireplace we built about a month ago.we used reclaimed stone from a old barn that the owners knocked down ,jack


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:51 pm    Post subject: stonework Reply with quote

hi some stonework using local Tipperary sandstone


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:20 pm    Post subject: stone barbecue Reply with quote

hi ,photo of a stone barbecue we built last week.jack


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its incredible that you have done all this yourself ponddigger! It looks very professional, I bet you are very proud.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:55 am    Post subject: stone seat Reply with quote

hi stone seat.jack


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm astonished at your skill and productivity, Ponddigger!
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:01 am    Post subject: fas Reply with quote

hi Good guy,thanks.this was built as a FAS project for the local tidy towns committee,six people took 2 weeks to build the stone seat ,using local Tipperary sandstone. jack
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