Cement sand water???

by david
(georgetown, tx)

going to attempt to overlay flagstone on top of cement pad. For the cement/mortar is it just bags of Portland and water or do I mix sand water and a bag or Portland??? Never done this before and following your video religiously.


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Cool! NEW
by: simon

Thank you for asking this question. Very interested myself. Also, thank you so much for replying!

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by: Dean

Interesting. I never thought you could do this. But then again I am fairly new to this. Thanks for sharing!

stonemason NEW
by: STONEMAN

i would not use portland cement..i have layed thousands of feet of flagstone over concrete pads..make sure pad is super clean.
use type s mortar only..use i bucket of cement with 2 1/2 buckets of sand approx 1/2 bucket water add as needed to make like pancake batter for a strong mix.

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