Landscaping Wall

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  1. Gooch

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    What's your opinion?
    I hope I can explain my situation

    I am putting in a retaining wall with pillar on both side of the driveway. I built the pillars out of wood first before I commit and buy the blocks.

    In the photo below both pillars are exactly the same height.

    the road and land in front of the house go down right to left

    My question is this;
    Is it more important to have the two pillars level with each other, which means the pillar on the left ends up being taller.


    Or do I just make them the exact same height like they are in the pic


    And yes, this is my first attempt at landscaping:)
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  2. Boots

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    I would want them level across which will make them different heights on each side.
     
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  3. Wayne

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    What Steve said.
     
  4. Grifter

    Bluh?

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    Agreed.
     
  5. Scott

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    having no experience at all with this kinda stuff, I would say build up the left side ground so they're both the same size and level
     
  6. Dewie

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    Then he'd end up with a wall along the left side of the driveway.

    Not sure what to suggest here... I think either solution could work/look ok. I'd likely make them level with just more retaining wall on the left side.
     
  7. HairyAss

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    Will the pillars be built in the shape of a penis?
     
  8. Gooch

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    Of course
     
  9. dpwu32

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    Have you considered moving?

    Maybe you could build on a level lot, and as a bonus, build the new house in the shape of a penis!

    Just a thought.

    Also, if the dickhouse isn't an option, I'd say make them different heights, so that they're level.
     
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  10. Dewie

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    Is the lot across from you vacant? he could make his dick house point at your dick house! It'd look like they were getting ready to spacedock or something!
     
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    You should probably put in a massive iron gate with your initials
     
  12. v-mac

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    Couldn't the gate say "GOOCH" ?
     
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  13. Dewie

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    Sooooo... what did ya do?
     
  14. Gooch

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    Still under construction haha
    A lot of work. I am going to make them level
     
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