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ponddigger
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:10 pm    Post subject: standing stone water feature Reply with quote

hi all Very Happy here are some photos of a standing stone water feature i am doing at the moment.this was started by some one else 3 years ago ,and never finished Rolling Eyes ponddigger


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this is the inside of the bason
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the rock for the waterfeature.a old granite pier
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drilling the rock for the pipe
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cleaning out all the weeds and clay
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new pipe installed,ready for the standing rock
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ponddigger
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:51 pm    Post subject: standing stone waterfeature Reply with quote

hi 2 more photos of a standing stone waterfeature. Very Happy ponddigger Very Happy


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rock in place
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gravel around standing stone
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ponddigger
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:27 pm    Post subject: standing stone waterfeature Reply with quote

hi more photos of standing stone waterfeature construction Very Happy ponddigger Very Happy


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6 small stones added
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all the 2 inch round stone added
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water flowing
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Drilling that piece of granite must have been fun. Where did you find a drill bit long enough for that?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:32 pm    Post subject: standing rock Reply with quote

hi sunny,i used 2 drill bits 1-2 1nch and 1 inch. i drilled from both sides. luckey the met Very Happy ponddigger Very Happy ps it took me about 2 hours to do the drilling
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