To create the illusion of a dry-stacked wall, which also would have been typical of that time period, he used recessed mortar to hold the flagstone in place.
a flagstone terrace
I stepped from the chip stones, onto the flagstone paving which led around the side of the house, I turned the corner to see the most amazing garden!
Surrounding the slab is a flagstone patio with Japanese black pebbles in the cracks.
A small outdoor space means every inch must count, so we made sure there was a variety of activity zones, including raised planting beds, a sandbox, and a compact flagstone patio.
In addition, several thousand square feet of flagstone paving were used for the pool area and sidewalks.
Within its walls, a flagstone terrace and spa are connected by two gravel-covered terraces.
A husband-and-wife team designed and built this ambitious kidney bean-shaped deck, which is located away from their house, adjacent to a flagstone patio and overlooking a garden pond.
Sometimes, a layer of mortar and brick or flagstone can be placed on top of an old slab, yielding a very attractive and properly sloped surface.
Even for a novice do-it-yourselfer, installing a mortarless flagstone path is a practically foolproof project.