How high can I stack Edgestone?
Do not stack this product. The Edgestone is an edging product and is not designed to be stacked as a retaining wall. When used as a retaining wall it will fail. If you need to do a raised flowerbed then it is suggested to use either the Estate Edge or the Retaining Wall Stone. Edgestone is designed as a single layer product for doing straight, curved, and serpentine type edging.
Does Pavestone make 90-degree corners in Edgestone?
Pavestone does not have 90 degree corners for the Edgestone. If you need to make a 90-degree corner it can easily be made with a 3 in. masonry chisel and a hand sledge hammer. Just score the Edgestone on all 4 sides with the chisel and sledgehammer. Then put the chisel on the score mark and hit it a few more times and it should split. Once it is split in two pieces then you can place one of the split pieces and place it on either the left or the right side of the other split piece to form the 90 degree corner. Cuts can also be done with a guillotine splitter but for more precision cuts a circular saw with a masonry blade is recommended.
Caution: Always wear protective eye gear when splitting stones.
How small a tree ring can I make with the Edgestone?
The smallest tree ring that can be made with the Edgestone is approximately 61 inch diameter. That would be 18 pieces of Edgestone. In the Pavestone Material Project Estimator there are calculations for any number of tree ring sizes already figured for you, all the way up to and including a 101 diameter tree ring. Many of the more popular sizes have been calculated for you and are available online.
Can Edgestone be laid right on top of the ground?
It is recommended that you dig a trench and install your Edgestone at a minimum of 1 inch in the ground and most applications 2 inches to 3 inches in the ground for the best use of the product. Edgestone can be buried in the ground almost level with the yard so that you can ride your lawnmower wheel on top of it and use it as a mow-strip.
How high can I go with the Estate Edge product?
Estate Edge is designed to be stacked only three layers above the ground, which would be approximately 11 inches. Along with that it is also required that one additional layer be totally buried in the ground which would make a total of four (4) layers.
Can I do 90 degree corner with the Estate Edge?
Although Estate Edge is designed for curved and circular type applications, you can do 90 degree corners by doing cuts. Cuts can be made with a 3 inch masonry chisel and a hand sledge hammer. It is recommended that you overlap each layer in the opposite direction.
How do I cut the Estate Edge?
You can cut the Estate Edge with a 3 inch masonry chisel and a hand sledge hammer. Just score the Estate Edge piece on all 4 sides and then place the chisel on the score mark and hit it a few more times and it should split. If you are needing a half piece of the Estate Edge you will see a grove in the back of some of the pieces of Estate Edge. That is a control joint to aid in cutting half pieces. Just score the piece on all four sides and put your chisel in the grove at the back of the Estate Edge and hit it a few more times and it will split in half. Cuts can also be made with a guillotine splitter or a circular saw with a masonry blade. When cutting for corners, it is recommended that you use either the chisel and sledge hammer or guillotine splitter to give you the natural split stone look.
Caution: Always wear protective eye-gear when splitting stones.
How small a tree ring can I do with the Estate Edge?
The smallest tree ring that can be built with the Estate Edge is a 4 foot diameter or 2 foot radius tree ring. It will take approximately 18 pieces to build the 4 foot diameter tree ring and 1 additional piece for every layer below that, up to 4 layers. In the Pavestone Material Project Estimator you will be able to calculate for straight line applications as well as tree ring applications up to 151 inches in diameter. Some of the more popular sized projects have been calculated as well. Most tree rings will require the cutting of one stone to fit.