Installed a cedar plank and river rock patio using this Pinterest picture. Leveled it with paver base and sand. It's gorgeous, but needs something to fill in the cracks between planks. Can I use a polymeric sand on wood? Any other products or techniques to keep it from shifting after big rains or lots of foot traffic? Thanks!
Jul 16, 2013, 04:59 PM
I doubt you could put anything between the blocks to keep them from shifting if they are on an unstable base. If they shift anything your pour between the cracks is going to give way.
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