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How to Build a Slate Patio (page 1 of 2)

Create a family sitting area in your backyard by building a slate patio.

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Materials

  • 2x4 boards
  • stakes
  • base rock
  • concrete
  • slate tile
  • mortar
  • grout

Tools

  • sod cutter
  • shovel
  • rake
  • concrete float
  • hammer
  • trowel
  • tile spacers
  • sponge
  • bucket of water

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