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Building a Timber Retaining Wall (page 1 of 2)

A retaining wall made with timber posts can add style and extra seating to your yard .

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Materials

  • stakes
  • compactable gravel
  • drainage gravel
  • 30' 4-inch diameter perforated plastic drainage pipe
  • landscape fabric
  • landscape pins
  • 6x6 pressure-treated posts

Tools

  • shovel
  • utility knife
  • carpenter's level
  • hand tamper
  • measuring tape
  • wheelbarrow
  • 2-pound sledgehammer

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