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Run electrical wire from the house to the area where the column will be installed.
Mark the position of each column. Dig out a base for each column. To create weight-bearing pads, pour four inches of concrete into each base.
Wait for pad to set up. Mortar stackable concrete units together and fill with cement.
Apply a scratch coat of mortar to column surface with a trowel; let dry. Butter the back of the cultured stone pieces and apply them to each column. Note: A dry-stack design requires no grout between stones.
Top columns with caps. Drill a hole through each cap; pull electrical lines through the openings. Attach light fixtures per manufacturer's instructions.
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