First Project With the New Powermatic Table Saw #17: Slab Grading: First rough-in

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Blog entry by psient posted 02-05-2013 06:19 PM 1269 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 16: Added to my shop area before moving on Part 17 of First Project With the New Powermatic Table Saw series Part 18: Slab Grading: Second rough-in and forms »

I started grading about 5 months ago, maybe late August.

Pictures of the first rough grading.

I have stockpiled fill on the bank above the slab-area. Note that the area was already at driveway level. I did not excavate all that much. I took back the slope from the driveway to the native grade; a total of 8 feet or so. The fill you see came from this original making of the slope vertical and the actual rough grading for the slab area. Around the slab will be a french drain and I’ll use some of this material to back-fill the drain trench.

No forms in this series. The line is to give me some idea of slab-grade while I work.

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