Mock Rock

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

I work as an electrician,I was digging ditch to wire houses,now I wire new and remodeled homes,the guys I work with said they were starting a new company,building ponds.

Did you hear my ears perk?
Gotta check this out!!

Here is what I see as I walk in the backyard,this is my friends,on their second job.


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Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

This is Bo,he has come up with the rock molding forms.


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Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

This is a fun thing he came up with,fish molded in.

Concrete fish,LOL!they don't eat!

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Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Bo cutting the shapes in.

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From the hill.

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Brewers, KY(Zone 6b)

hey Root, I think your friend is on to something there...

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

Wow! They're doing all that with concrete? Looks like quite a job! Make sure you post pictures of the finished project. It looks like it will be gorgeous.

Deep South Coastal, TX(Zone 10a)

Looks like it's going to be really nice.

Grandview, TX(Zone 7b)

Wow! That's really something. Can't wait to see the finished project.

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Wait till you see what I dreamed up for my backyard,I have the picture in my head,once it is there,it bugs me till it is reality.

Medford, NJ(Zone 6b)

Do I see concrete? Now this is right up my alley! Thanks for posting the pictures. I love the fake fish! TOOOO cute.
Darn root I need a electrician in a bad way. Any chance your heading my way?

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Yep good ole Crete!!!,I will put more pics up when they get it done,I am already thinking about mine!One fall or two?under water lights?LOL,it is gonna be big.

Wish I could come up and do some wiring for you,it was record low cold here last night,has me thinking of potting stuff up,where did summer go??

Tellico Plains, TN(Zone 7b)

Root, say it ain't so....Gonna yuppify da garden with underwater lites...scheesch ;~D

Independence, MO(Zone 5a)

Awesome... I cant wait to see it done...and this guy is in my area...Oh please stop me before i get into yet another project.

Tellico Plains, TN(Zone 7b)

Heh! heh! Heh!... Mercy,Welcome to Your Addiction :~P
have fun girlfriend....
....Uh-Oh....I think I feel another coming on.hmmmmmm..tufa???
shirley >^,,^< SB

Northern California, CA(Zone 9b)

That is really great Root! Can't wiat to see it finished.

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Went over this morning,the stone is colored,and they are filling the pool.

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Chariton, IA(Zone 5b)

Oh my gosh, I want one of those!! Beautiful.

Fort Myers, FL(Zone 10a)

Beautiful work!

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Shirley,you just may get on!LOL!
Hey John where you been??Sure glad to hear from you,you have mail!

Tellico Plains, TN(Zone 7b)

Any Idea what the cost comparison will be???? Is this one theirs or a customers? Also, that real h2o???
All Kidding aside that is really something,when are you getting yours installed rootdoctor?

Cicero, NY(Zone 5a)

Is that all fake stone or are some real ones in there too?

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

He uses some rocks,like on this job,the home owner had landscaped some with rock,Bo just tied them in.

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Different view

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Finished pond

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Lenexa, KS(Zone 5b)

rootdoctor, when you told me about this thread, I just knew I'd be in trouble if I took a peek... guess what I'll be showing DH when he gets home tonight :) All I can say is, "Wow, I want one, too!!!"

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Heather,it was so great to meet you!sure had fun yacking plants,DW Monica loves the Angelwing!

Lenexa, KS(Zone 5b)

Likewise, root! Glad she likes it, and if you have any trouble with those starts, just let me know, and I'll get her more. I'll get you all hooked on those Angelwings yet!

Lenexa, KS(Zone 6a)

Root -- I noticed that in this and the other thread several people asked about the cost to do one of these....any idea? Have you started your pond? Pics? Cost?

This just might be the thing I you have contact info for Bo?

Birmingham, AL(Zone 8a)

I want more pics of Bo! (whistle) He's just the thing I need!

(sorry couldn't resist!)

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

Brenda.I do have his card.

Lenexa, KS(Zone 6a)

You gonna have that KC shindig still this year? I'll get a copy of his card then if so. If not can you email his contact info. Is he pricey??

Edgewater, MD(Zone 7a)

I agree with delph, are there any bending over oops I mean close ups or other shirt off pics?
If this was too graphic let me know and Ill edit.

Yukon, OK(Zone 7b)

Not too graphic for me !!! LOL I'm just sitting here waiting on the 'pics'! Yeah! I'll take 2 please!

Keaau, HI(Zone 11)

Rootdoc...we have a large Koi pond yet to be poured....

Wanna come to and create?


Dover AFB, DE(Zone 7a)

*bump* ☺

Northeast, WA(Zone 5a)

Did Root ever get his pond?

Harrisville, MI(Zone 5b)

No pond,I mayed up north by a BIG pond.

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