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How To Build a Retaining Wall with a Terrace

Integrate stone steps and a stone retaining wall into a challenging backyard slope to make the space more usable.

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Materials

  • landscape marking paint
  • retaining wall stones
  • boulders
  • topsoil
  • bark mulch
  • drain gravel

Tools

  • shovels
  • rakes
  • wheelbarrow
  • level
  • chisel
  • safety goggles
  • gloves
  • compact utility loader

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Resources

  • Tools from Porter-Cable Corporation
  • Tools from Porter-Cable Corporation
  • Iron-Clad Gloves
    Website: www.ironclad.com