How to Build a Retaining Wall With Crossties

You can build a retaining wall for a simple, economical way to terrace uneven ground and reduce dirt erosion.



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A transit can be used to keep the wall level.
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A long auger bit and 1/2-inch drill are needed to bore holes for reinforcement.
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The finished crosstie retaining wall is an effective, attractive solution to dirt erosion.
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Deadmen rest on compacted fill.
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An illustration on the crosstie retaining wall's structure.
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