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.
My blog post: http://thecarpentersdaughter.co.uk/diy/laying-a-garden-patio-diy/
Here’s the other videos I mention which are linked to this:
DIY Patio using sand: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8G0RjpLU1c&t=20s
Mixing my own mortar for slabs in front of our door:
Raised patio step: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfOBXDXn6RQ
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: http://amzn.to/2uNruMN
Railway Sleepers: http://bit.ly/2fxHYGW
Paving Slabs: http://bit.ly/2hRvNVV
Silver Sand: http://bit.ly/2vq0SVD
Rubber Mallet: http://amzn.to/2wPxeXQ
Railways Sleeper Road Pins: http://amzn.to/2uxCa2C
Wickes Preserver (clear): Discontinued: http://amzn.to/2vXitVv
Spirit Level: http://amzn.to/2vq2EGt
Folding Square (I called it Builder’s Square): http://bit.ly/2uNGl9L
Bosch PSB 1800 LI-2 Cordless Combi Drill: http://amzn.to/2wARLQF
Tenon saw: http://amzn.to/2jgvNzW
Safety goggles: https://amzn.to/2J1v0eV
Builder’s Square – Screwfix
Respiratory Mask http://amzn.to/2nfbPE9
Knee pads – £6.99 Home Bargains
Bags of mortar: https://www.buildland.co.uk/brick-laying-mortar-25kg – (Later I used a 6 part sand, 1 part cement mix).
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