4 x 6 composite timber retaining wall

Your walls can be as long as you want, but limit the height to 4 ft. Add more terraces as needed to retain higher slopes, stepping them back about 4 ft. If upper tiers will rest on earth that's been disturbed from building a lower wall, you might have to wait as long as six months for the soil to settle naturally, especially in dry 

Tip: For added stability, it is wise to insert a few timbers perpendicular to the wall. Called "deadmen,” the timbers extend from the retaining wall deep into the ground behind the wall. Drive 2' lengths of rebar through the ends of the deadmen and into the ground. 6. Backfill the area behind the retaining wall with gravel to cover 

The decking dilemma—which to choose? Probably the most difficult decision to make when building a deck is what type of decking to use. All three choices—5/4 x 6-in. radius-edged cedar, pressure-treated and composite decking—share similarities. They're all rot resistant to varying degrees, require 16-in. joist spacing for 

SMALL FLEXIBLE TIMBER RETAINING WALL. Small Flexible Timber Wall - .075" Board Width. Made of flexible vinyl, pre-weathered to see all the detail. Measures approximately 3-3/4" x 12". In Stock 

Our range of Timber Sleepers are specifically selected for the trade and are available for delivery across mainland UK.

HomeAdvisor's Retaining Wall Cost Guide provides estimated prices for building materials (precast concrete blocks, stone, wood, brick, boulder, gabion, timbre), installation per sq. ft., and repairs Wooden retaining walls are a favorite for gardens because their natural appearance harmonizes with landscape surroundings.

By using the information we have on building retaining walls you will get everything you need to plan, design and build the perfect retaining wall project. Use the plan/design menu above to check out all of the information we have on how to build a retaining wall up to 6 ft. high (1.8 m). For walls larger than 6 ft. (1.8 m) use the 

This wall was constructed using 4x6 pressure treated posts set into 5' deep concrete piers with 3x12 pressure treated boards bolted to the back of the posts. The front cladding is vertical grain 1x4 cedar which has been stained.

Steps for building a retaining wall. I love building retaining walls. It's fun to be out in warm weather cutting big timbers and doing a project that sees quick, upward progress. . Say you need to cut a 7-foot length of 6 x 6; measure and use a layout square to mark all four faces of the stock. Cut the line, then 

2 1/2”x 3 1/2” Landscape Ties (Interlocking) Ideal for residential landscaping projects: retaining walls,terracing, planters & edging. 6”x 6”Impact-Posts™ (Multi-Purpose Posts) Landscaping: retaining walls, terracing, planters & edging. Fences & Decks: fence posts, bollards, ground-level deck sleepers. Agricultural: posts for 

A timber retaining wall is usually less than four feet tall. There are two basic construction methods, each one suited to different conditions. One utilizes upright stanchions anchored in a concrete footing, with horizontal wall planks, usually 2 x 6. This is often used for raised beds in the kitchen garden. The other method is 

The 6 in. x 6 in. x 8 ft. Pressure-Treated Pine Lumber has been treated for ground contact and is ideal for retaining walls, decks, stair support posts and walkways. It can be painted or stained. California residents: see Proposition 65 information. Manufactured from southern yellow pine; Micronized copper azole coating to 

The Micro Pro Sienna treated wood is designed for above ground contact. In order to get treated wood that would last with ground contact you would have to resaw 4x6 timbers. Then you would have to hope the government didn't catch you and have to hope the 4x6's were treated through and through.

Learn about and compare natural stone, wood timber and stacked concrete block retaining wall systems. These are relatively small (about 12 in. long x 4 in. high) and work best for accent walls around the yard and garden up to about 30 in. high. They're They're 16 to 18 in. long x 6 to 8 in. high and weigh 50 to 75 lbs.

This Old House landscaping contractor Roger Cook shows how to construct a wood-timber retaining wall to create a play area. (See below for a shopping list an

Treated 4" x 6" lumber in landscaping looks good only if it is done slowly and nicely. Lined up, secured every One option I offered to someonw, was to install a treated wood retaining wall, then face the front of it with cedar fence boards cut short for a texture - board next to board. For an affordable block