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BOB STARTS TO BUILD A CURVED RAILWAY SLEEPER WALL

23 February 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

BOB STARTS TO BUILD A CURVED RAILWAY SLEEPER WALL

Thanks to Bob for sending us the interim pictures of his project, together with a technical description of his handywork. Vertical sections of railway sleepers placed side by side are a great way of making a retaining wall. Even better is the ability to create a curved shape with various heights if needed. True there is the slog of digging out the trench, but the end product more than compensates for the tired muscles, or the complaints from those you roped into the task.  
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/bobs-curved-railway-sleeper-walls

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CHRISTOPHER TRANSFORMS 'BLANK CANVAS' GARDEN WITH NEW AND USED RAILWAY SLEEPERS.

23 February 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

CHRISTOPHER TRANSFORMS 'BLANK CANVAS' GARDEN WITH NEW AND USED RAILWAY SLEEPERS.

A comprehensive set of photos showing the amazing step by step changes that Christopher has made. A dramatic transformation from simple wall to wall basic flat lawn to an imaginative multi levelled garden, that has been impressively designed and built. A striking variation of textures and materials from rugged weathered reclaimed railway sleepers to boulder filled gabian baskets and smooth porcelain tiles. A wonderful new outside space.
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/raised-beds-with-railway-sleepers/christopher-transforms-blank-canvas-garden-with-new-and-used-railway-sleepers

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SHARON'S RAILWAY SLEEPER QUESTIONS

22 February 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

SHARON'S RAILWAY SLEEPER QUESTIONS
Here are some pictures of a railway sleeper wall we inherited in our garden. Are they old railway sleepers? 
It looks like there are some splits in the wood. Any suggestions on how best to maintain please, or anything we should apply? Or do you think it looks OK and that is the beauty of them!  Sharon
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/sharons-railway-sleeper-garden-wall-with-rsj-steel-beams

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HOW TO A BUILD A WALL AND STEPS AROUND A PARKING AREA WITH USED HARDWOOD RAILWAY SLEEPERS

03 February 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

HOW TO A BUILD A WALL AND STEPS AROUND A PARKING AREA WITH USED HARDWOOD RAILWAY SLEEPERS

Many thanks to Ben and Jerry for the brilliant step by step photos of their excellent railway sleeper project, and the really useful advice they have shared. Many projects involve learning as you go along, and so any knowledge or discoveries from other people who have already trodden the same path is warmly welcome!  
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/retaining-walls-with-railway-sleepers/constructing-a-tropical-hardwood-wall-steps-around-a-parking-area-with-used-azobe-railway-sleepers
 

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JAMES'S OAK TABLE AND BENCHES FROM NEW OAK RAILWAY SLEEPERS

02 February 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

JAMES'S OAK TABLE AND BENCHES FROM NEW OAK RAILWAY SLEEPERS

Amazing. This is very special craftsmanship. A beautifully made table and bench from new oak railway sleepers that would grace any garden, with lovely angles and joinery details. Really impressive. Can't wait to see the jewellery table he plans next!
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/tables-made-from-railway-sleepers/jamess-garden-table-bench-handmade-from-new-oak-railway-sleepers

 

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RAILWAY SLEEPER BLOCKS TOILET DOOR - Police and Fire crew called

31 January 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

RAILWAY SLEEPER BLOCKS TOILET DOOR - Police and Fire crew called

Emergency teams have expressed their frustration after a "silly prank" left them with an unnecessary call out, costing them time and resources. A toilet attendant alerted police to a locked cubical in the West Bay Car Park, just south of Bridport. Worried that someone may have been taken ill, he called the police who then called the fire and ambulance teams. Once the fire teams arrived they removed the toilet door to find that part of an old railway sleeper was lying and blocking the other side. Posting on their Facebook page, Bridport Police wrote: "A silly prank has led to the unnecessary call out of the emergency services today to the 24 Hour toilet in the West Bay Car Park......

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Ahead of the game and raring to go!!

24 January 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

Ahead of the game and raring to go!!

Nothing like constructing landscaping projects whilst staying dry. A brilliant idea to construct railway sleeper raised beds in advance from the comfort of your own garage, when it's pelting down with rain outside, and oozing with mud. Once springtime arrives, you'll be ahead of the game and raring to go! 
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/raised-beds-with-railway-sleepers/ahead-of-the-game-new-pine-railway-sleeper-raised-beds-all-ready-for-spring

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Aaron's impressive landscaping with old Dutch oak railway sleepers

02 January 2022 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

Aaron's impressive landscaping with old Dutch oak railway sleepers

It's inspiring to see pictures of Aaron's impressive railway sleeper project. The weathered character of the Dutch oak railway sleepers creates a warmth and solid uniqueness to his landscaping, that is highlighted when bathed in sun. All credit to him.
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/raised-beds-with-railway-sleepers/aaron-worthingtons-landscaping-with-old-dutch-oak-railway-sleepers

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Building a vegetable bed from new British pine railway sleepers, at the very TOP of a garden

10 November 2021 / Posted in: Railway Sleeper News

Building a vegetable bed from new British pine railway sleepers, at the very TOP of a garden

It's really great to see what Mark has created, and especially interesting to see all his preparation work, including the fixing of the plastic grid mats, as a base for the railway sleeper raised beds. All credit to him for carrying the railway sleepers up such a steep garden. No mean feat. Hopefully his vegetable beds will reward him with a bountiful harvest next year, that wipes away the memories of his aching muscles!
https://www.railwaysleepers.com/projects/raised-beds-with-railway-sleepers/marks-construction-of-raised-vegetable-beds-from-new-pine-railway-sleepers-at-the-top-of-his-garden

 

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