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How to Install a Traditional Brick Walkway

Use these step-by-step instructions to install a charming herringbone-pattern brick walk.

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Materials

  • bricks
  • marking paint
  • landscaping fabric
  • pressure-treated 2x4s
  • crushed limestone
  • sand
  • metal edging with stakes

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • gloves
  • broom
  • shovel
  • wheelbarrow
  • brick tongs
  • measuring tape
  • hand tamper
  • rake
  • 4' level
  • hammer
  • wet saw
  • rubber mallet
  • brick chisel
  • mattock head pick
  • brick hammer
  • transfer shovel

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