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How to Build a Block Retaining Wall

Self-stacking concrete blocks make building a sturdy retaining wall a much simpler DIY project.

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Materials

  • gravel
  • drainage pipe
  • drainage sleeve
  • self-stacking concrete blocks
  • concrete adhesive
  • capstone blocks

Tools

  • rubber mallet
  • measuring tape
  • hand tamper
  • level
  • wheelbarrow
  • caulking gun
  • shovels
  • rakes

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