step 1. dig the area for the foundation of your rock wall with your shovel. the trench should be deeper than the frost line and at least 2 feet wider than the wall will be. rake the bottom of the foundation hole until it's smooth. use the plate compactor to tamp the soil until firm.
in this example, the large rock gabion wall forms the foundation for the wrought iron fence. close up of the gabion fence foundation. long and tall gabion fence with dark gray metal sections around a large property.
i want to build a fence on top the wall and bring it forward. my idea has been to fix 3x3 inch posts about 6 foot high inside the wall about every 1.5 metres using several 6' thunderbolts. then fix another vertical 3x3 post about 3 feet high on top the wall using 7 inch bolts to fix to the first upright.
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i have a question about how to attach a fence post to the top of a rock wall. the rock wall is on my property line and i would like to fence in my yard, but i don't know how to attach the post to
step 1, start by getting a lot of stones, fairly consistent with the size of the wall you're building. get big stones for a big wall, smaller stones for a smaller wall. make sure you have a good supply of smaller stones that can fill gaps. you may want to use stone blocks.step 2, make sure the spot is sturdy before you start, and will hold your wall. if the base is uneven, use a leveling line to correct it.step 3, decide how wide and how long it should be, where you want it and how high it
installing a construction tube for the fence during retaining wall construction the wall installer and fencing contractor should coordinate the lo - cations of all fence post footings prior to completing the top of the wall. knowing these locations allows the wall installer to place the construction tubes while completing the top courses.
the result is a fence line supported by solid posts. step 1. measure out the fence line and mark on the rock where each post is to go. at each mark, use a rock drill to cut a series of holes in a circle and inside the circle. drill holes to create a circle twice the diameter of the post and 6 to 10 inches deep.
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on hot, dry, or windy days, mist the wall with water as you work so that the mortar cures slowly and completely. finish by applying a wedge of concrete along the base course, front and back, to keep the wall from shifting. use a brick trowel to make each wedge 6 inches high and 12 inches wide. hide them with backfill.
plan your project. decide how wide and long you'd like your rock wall to be, and make sure that this is feasible with the location of your wall. select your stones from a stone supply yard. give a representative your measurements, as that affects the quantity and size of stones you need.
build the retaining wall between the posts. then attach your fence sections to the posts. cut off any excessive post at the top. there is a retaining wall block that resemble the common building blocks. they are 8x16 with the two holes, but one face is made to look like a rock wall.