How to Build a Stone Path

Build this simple path with sand, stone and lots of muscle

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Spade
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Level
  • Rubber mallet

You'll also need a sod cutter and a tamper, along with leather gloves and a broom.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Sand
  • Gravel
  • Flagstone
  • Wallstone
  • Potting soil
  • Mulch or compost
  • Ground cover plants