how do build composite retaining wall

How to Build a Concrete Retaining Wall The Family Handyman How to Build a Concrete Wall Figure A: Cross-Section of a Retaining Wall A cinder block retaining wall is only as straight and solid as the base it& 39;s built on. For a 4-ft. tall wall excavate a trench deep enough to accommodate 4 to 6 in. of compacted base in. of leveling sand and half the height of the first course of blocks.【Get Price】

How to Install a Timber Retaining Wall how-tos DIY Use landscape marking paint to outline the area where the retaining wall will be built. Drive stakes into the ground at each end. If the distance is greater than 8’ drive additional stakes so that the gaps do not exceed 8’. Tie a string to a stake at the wall’s desired height and stretch across to opposite stake or stakes.【Get Price】

How to Build a Retaining Wall Family Handyman This 32-in.-high wall is designed to hold back a gentle slope and is good for walls up to 40 in. For walls 40 to 48 in place the studs on 2-in. centers and keep the rest of the wall the same. Don’t build the wall more than 48 in. high—a taller wall requires special engineering. Do the digging with a shovel if you wish.【Get Price】