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  • Stone wall foundation

    I was wondering if a U shaped stone wall can be used instead of concrete blocks and slab footing. in other words: can the stone wall replace tha blocks that support the hearth slab?

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    Re: Stone wall foundation

    sure! What did they use before concrete blox?
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      Can the stone wall be built as a free standing wall,without the concrete foundation?

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        You should probably have some sort of foundation under it. You don't want the ground to shift, sink, heave or settle under your hard work.

        Perhaps a few inches of compacted rock or gravel under a stone wall?
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