Laying a Garden Patio DIY | The Carpenter’s Daughter

Hoorah!! I’m here to tell you that I’ve FINALLY finished my whole back garden patio!

So in this video, I finish off the section in front of our garage which is set back from the house.

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Here’s the other videos I mention which are linked to this:
DIY Patio using sand:
Mixing my own mortar for slabs in front of our door:
Raised patio step:

Here’s a list of products I used. Note any amazon ones are affiliate links and purely by chance. Money’s “hard earnt’, easy spent” so I only share things that were good enough for the job.

Wheel barrow:
Railway Sleepers:
Paving Slabs:
Silver Sand:
Rubber Mallet:
Railways Sleeper Road Pins:
Wickes Preserver (clear): Discontinued:
Spirit Level:
Folding Square (I called it Builder’s Square):
Bosch PSB 1800 LI-2 Cordless Combi Drill:
Tenon saw:
Safety goggles:
Builder’s Square – Screwfix
Respiratory Mask
Knee pads – £6.99 Home Bargains
Bags of mortar: – (Later I used a 6 part sand, 1 part cement mix).


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William Hewitt says:

You could have cut the bottom of the doors.

Iam Lonefrog says:

As if I needed more of a reason to love The Carpenter’s Daughter. Owning your mis steps and then busting yer ass in the rain.


castleman7300fx says:

Well done you. Its a nice feeling when things are done to your satisfaction. Hope you had glass of something after that ? Happy easter.

james thorpe says:

well done honesty is the best policy i have done the same thing more than once

Eric Corse says:

We have all been there when you say Oh crap. Looking good.

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