Dug out all clay and put in new drainage with excavator and skid steer. Brought sub grade down 17" and put in 12" crusher run in patio area and in upper deck (4' of crusher run). Formed upper patio with 2' walls and cantilever edge. Poured and stamped concrete and removed forms. Formed up lower patio area, 1,800 sq. ft. Doweled into upper patio, graded and formed with 3/8" steel rebar. Poured concrete. Strip forms, grinded edges for smoothness, layout expansion and cut expansion joints manually, power wash and clean deck, antique (to bring out highlight contrast) and seal.
All work Belgium Slate pattern stamped concrete. All concrete Blush - Solomon Integral color. All ground is power tamped prior to installing steel. Wheel barrow all concrete. Jitterbug, float and bull float concrete. Used 6-20' screed, place between pool and outside form to alleviate any holes or dips. All concrete is troweled before stamping.
Added cantilever stamped step off upper patio and front sidewalk to complete project.