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Dress Up a Block Wall with a Rock Wall

Rather than hiding a poured-concrete or block foundation with landscape plantings, show it off with stone veneer

Making a rock wall is easy, right? Lay down some mortar, put a rock on it, and then keep doing the same thing all day and you're done. But that's not the whole the story. In this article, North Carolina stonemason Cody Macfie guides us through the tough parts -- manipulating a stone to fit a particular spot, making space to work, and making the right mortar recipes. A design gallery and materials list including cost information will help you plan your project.

Dress Up a Block Wall with a Rock Wall

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