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starting to place the liner

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Yesterday they were starting to place the liner for the stream.  First goes a layer of felt, then the liner (for the stream, they're using the grey Firestone PondGard liner), then another layer of felt on top of the liner to protect it from the rocks that are placed on top to hold it in place.

And along the edge, they are big rocks, weighing hundreds of pounds.

Here's Justin using an excavator like a paintbrush, working with a palette of boulders. 


Here's what it looked like immediately before they set the liner.  They had to get the levels exactly right, since once the liner and the boulders are in place, any change is going to be extraordinarly difficult.


And here's another drone view of setting the boulders


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Chris Tennant

Chris Tennant

I co-founded Dream to Learn in 2013. I love the outdoors, growing and building things, and the challenge and beauty of writing computer code. I live in Eugene, Oregon with my wife Giuditta, my two kids Joshua and Rebecca, and our cats Sprinkie and Hugino.

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Created: February 27, 2018


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