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With all my experimenting with concrete and what can be done with it, one of my favorites is the garden markers or signs I make using new concrete for...
These pieces are from a neighbors torn up sidewalk. This is just one of many substrates I use. Others include bricks, rocks, cast pieces of concrete, ...
Here, I cut out letters from sheets of styrofoam. I take care to leave a good form and not cut the foam in a manner that it can't be used in one piec...
I use several different cement products such as: thin set mortar, mortar itself, rapid set concrete mix, grout, both sanded and non-sanded, etc. All...
After letters have "dried" which really is a setting up process, styrofoam can be removed from the letters and concrete. I use dental tools, small sc...
Letters can be painted as I have done with these samples. Regular acrylic paint is used and is coated with a polyurethane gloss varnish. I will use ...
Break up some tile of choice into small pieces. These pieces are then glued into place using one of the adhesives shown: thin set mortar, tile adhes...
I have several different formulas of grout left from previous tile jobs in the house, or art projects I have worked on. I like to choose a contrastin...
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Great ideas with the concrete medium...Always liked turning concrete into something nicer than a driveway. Have stained and applied microtoppings to driveways in the past, but you have sparked my creativity..Thanks for the posts.
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