Thanks for the add! I came here seeking input on how to handle this... our building plan specified a 9'X5' tanning ledge. At the time of excavation our builder/owner of the company had left for 2 weeks of vacation but assured us his guys knew what they were doing after decades in the business. When they carved out the earth for the ledge we could see the shelf looked more like a large step. When the rebar crew came I showed them the pool plan & discussed how it seemed it was dug too small. They said they could fix it. It still looked small later in the day so I had my husband go out when he got home & talk to the foreman. They told us it would get bigger after gunite and plaster so we should stop worrying about it. We know nothing about pool building so believed they were telling the truth. Here we are after plaster & we now have an odd shaped 9'long ledge that is barely 3.5' at its widest point.. Kind of a big paisley shaped step, not something you could lay out on or anything. We called the contractor who is coming out to see for himself in a few days to see if we are telling the truth. The rest of the pool is beautiful but the ledge is really frustrating. Now what? Any suggestions on how to handle this? Thanks for any input!