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Chuck's Advanced Build A Pond Day...

 

If you are thinking of building your own pond or starting your own pond business, You should sign up for one of our Build A Pond Days. The knowledge you will gather is priceless. Please wait for the page to load.

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    Rock placing in the stream.
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    Perry - "The Bog Master".
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    Placing the water plants.
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    A few more finishing touches.
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    Stream nearly finished.
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    Side installation of hose for tight places.
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    Installing the float for auto filling.
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    It's a dirty job...but someone's got to do it.
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    Well deserved break, while pond fills.
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    The workers who built Chuck's pond.
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    "Mighty fine water"... Chuck takes a dip.
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    One... of the waterfalls.
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How Much Space Will You Need...?

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When you are planning an area for your family, guests or entertaining, you need a space that is large enough to accommodate furniture and a BBQ, plus the guests. Here is a formula to help design your area.

- Walkways
Tow people walking side by side:
Minimum 4-1/2'; wider is better.

- Areas for Tables and Chairs
Square, for 2: 6' x 8'.
Square for 4: At lease 6' x 6', ideal area is
8'-9' x 8'-9'.
Round, for 6: 10' in diameter.
Rectangular, for 8: 8' x 12'.

- Picnic Tables
Small, for 6: 5' x 6', ideal is 7' x 8'.
Large, for 8: 5' x 7-1/2', ideal is 7' x 9'.

- Sitting Areas
For a U-shaped area with benches on three sides:
small, for 5 or 6: 7-1/2' x 7-1/2'.
Large, for 9-12: 10'-12' x 10'-12;,

- Sunning Areas
Deck chairs, for 4: 7-1/2' x 7-1/2'.
Lounge chairs, for 2: 7-1/2' x 7-1/2'.