Making Stepping Stones: How deep are the molds?

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Making Stepping Stones

By dave
October 14, 2011

At the Whitinger Farm, we are busy making stepping stones for a walkway between our driveway and the house. It's an ambitious project and we've already made dozens of stones. By popular request, here is the tutorial on how we're making them.

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Name: Julia
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Oct 14, 2011 5:44 PM CST
I've always wanted to do that and with 8 bags of concrete sitting in the garage, you may have inspired me to use them next year.
Great tutorial and the results are fantastic.

I do have a question. Howdeep are the molds? 2 inches?
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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Oct 14, 2011 7:09 PM CST Admin

Hi Julia,

I'm guessing on this, but our molds are about 2 inches high. They are about twice as thick as the stepping stones you see in the gardening departments at the big box stores.

That's probably thicker than they needed to be, but I wanted something big, strong and heavy for a very high-traffic pathway.

Sounds like you've got a project coming up! Share pictures!

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