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How to Build a Bordered Gravel Patio

This posh patio bordered with and filled with gravel is moderately challenging to build, but easy to maintain and a snap to change to a different kind of fill stone.

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  • cement
  • slate tile
  • mortar
  • gravel base
  • pea gravel


  • trowel
  • vibratory plate compactor
  • wheelbarrow
  • hoe
  • heavy-duty mixing drill with paddle
  • cement mixer
  • square shovel
  • iron rakes

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