Cut Driveway, Install Gravel Apron
October 27, 2006
On Friday, Scott and Chris delivered gravel for the driveway apron. On the right, red chalk
lines have been snapped on the driveway in preparation for cutting.
Scott uses a 2x4 to guide his hand saw for the first cuts around the walkway to the front
porch. Both the hand saw and the larger saw use diamond blades that cost approx. $280/each!
On the left, Scott continues cutting the walkway. On the right, he starts the main driveway.
Notice the amount of concrete dust these tools create!
Meanwhile, Chris is busy unloading and shoveling gravel to form an apron up to the concrete.
Scott follows the chalk lines to complete the cuts. The crock is also cut. After the cutting,
I swept the concrete dust away and cleared as much dust from the cracks as possible. The
crock strainer plates (one in driveway, two in garage) were purchased. All three crock/pipe
connections were sealed with hydraulic cement by Scott and Sean.
Here the gravel is being raked into postion by Scott and Chris. My neighbor, Bill, came out
to ask if I wanted to share costs of adding gravel to the rest of our common driveway. I agreed,
and Chris got additional gravel and added in to the driveway down to the street.