There are some great tools at Harbor Freight… if you know where to look! To help Harbor Freight shoppers get the most for the money we assembled this HUMONGOUS list of those Chinese gems and stinkers from the tool store we all love to hate!
This DIY article; and the rest of the how-to section of my blog, cover much of the basics of how-to properly build flagstone patios. These articles offer general guidelines, or suggestions at least, that will be of much use to the hobbyist, DIY landscaper/builder, and to professional builders as well.
Forget everything you know about driveways. Asphalt, concrete, crusher run gravel, rail road ballast, paving stones... If you have a long driveway, or if you need a system of driveways on a farm, and you are planning to go with those common methods of paving a driveway, you are going to need a separate mortgage just for the driveway (or driveways).