How To: Make a Stone Walkway

Bob Vila


Here are some tips on how to make a stone walkway. After marking the walkway with string, the first step is to lay a foundation of stone dust. When it's leveled, begin laying in the stones. Once they are in place, tap them tight with a hammer and a piece of scrap wood. Finally, sweep the excess dust into the cracks to prevent shifting and ensure a compact fit.

For more on driveways and walkways, consider:

The Right Path: 10 Wonderful Walkway Designs
Garden Paths: 12 Easy-to-Imitate Stone Walkways
10 DIY Stepping Stones to Enhance Any Garden Walk

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