Instructables: exploring - workshop - home-renovation - concrete http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:41:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Rebar Cages On-site For Concrete Piers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Rebar-Cages-On-site-For-Concrete-Piers/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:59:34 PDT
Trick for Attaching Sill Plates To Concrete Footings http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-for-Attaching-Sill-Plates-To-Concrete-Footin/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:22 PDT
Concrete Countertop With Integrated Sink and Fiber Optics http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Countertop-With-Integrated-Sink-and-Fiber/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:25:28 PDT
Concrete Resurfacer Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Resurfacer-Countertop/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:23:46 PDT
Recycled Glass Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Glass-Countertop/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:36:44 PDT
Form In Place Concrete paver patio http://www.instructables.com/id/Form-In-Place-Concrete-paver-patio/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 05:32:21 PDT
Fabric Formed Foundation http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Formed-Foundation/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:45:02 PDT
Custom Flagstone Backyard Patio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-asymmetrical-stone-tiles-in-you-bac/
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:53:35 PDT
How to use a hammer drill to vibrate concrete to get rid of air bubbles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-hammer-drill-to-vibrate-concrete-to-g/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/K8XY/HT7P4W55/FY0K8XYHT7P4W55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/K8XY/HT7P4W55/FY0K8XYHT7P4W55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/K8XY/HT7P4W55/FY0K8XYHT7P4W55.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician This significantly extends the range of what the drill can do!  I just drilled 3/4 way into a piece of 2 by 4  wood with a smaller diameter wood bit, then drilled the hammer bit into it for a really tight fit.   Next screw on  a flat piece of wood to fit the concrete  you are vibrating.  It can be w...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:29:31 PDT
DIY CONCRETE TV WALL http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-TV-WALL/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:06:46 PDT
Laying a foundation for a tool shed or children's playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Laying-a-foundation-for-a-tool-shed-or-childrens-p/
Laying a foundation for a tool shed or children's playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AO3S/HOHYDGAN/FLWAO3SHOHYDGAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AO3S/HOHYDGAN/FLWAO3SHOHYDGAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/AO3S/HOHYDGAN/FLWAO3SHOHYDGAN.SMALL.jpg sircorvus This tutorial shows how to lay a strong 6' x 3' x 4" concrete slab a foundation for a small structure such as a toolshed or children's playhouse.  What's different from this foundation and a simple concrete slab is the inclusion of steel bolts embedded in the concrete that a 2x4 frame plate can atta...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 11:38:27 PST
Install a Concrete Front Walk http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-a-Concrete-Front-Walk/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:04:41 PDT
concrete sink http://www.instructables.com/id/concrete-sink/
concrete sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/C53O/HK483SH2/FKKC53OHK483SH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/C53O/HK483SH2/FKKC53OHK483SH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/C53O/HK483SH2/FKKC53OHK483SH2.SMALL.jpg stathis stathatos This is my latest work, bathroom makeover. It is a wide sink (60cm x 40cm) with lots of space underneath. The total cost is under 70 euros www.instructables.com/id/concrete-sink-123D/ clean area first First i removed the old furniture and sink and then cleaned all the area from any residue (glue,...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:49:53 PDT
Concrete Water Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Water-Tower/
Concrete Water Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Running water is a great blessing that many people take for granted.  My family spent years in Haiti where my family was without running water for years.  When we moved to South America my dad wanted a to give our family more modern conveniences, and thus we needed a water tower.  This is an instrut...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:24:48 PDT
Latex Concrete Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Latex-Concrete-Roof/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 08:56:35 PDT
how to build a nice little custom deck http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-nice-little-custom-deck/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 04:47:35 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: How-To-Mix Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-How-To-Mix-Concrete/
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:17:28 PDT
Sealing Concrete Countertops + More http://www.instructables.com/id/Sealing-Concrete-Countertops-More/
Sealing Concrete Countertops + More - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/8M5F/HAWSGU95/F688M5FHAWSGU95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/8M5F/HAWSGU95/F688M5FHAWSGU95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/8M5F/HAWSGU95/F688M5FHAWSGU95.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This Instructable will demonstrate how to seal concrete countertops and other large scale projects using CHENG Concrete Countertop Sealer. The goal of any sealer is to protect the concrete. Concrete is porous, just like a sponge. The purpose of a sealer is to fill all of the holes in the concrete a...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:06:37 PST
Concrete Sidewalk or Pavement http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Side-Walk/
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 05:33:34 PDT
Fabric Formed Posts http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Formed-Posts/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 11:07:26 PDT
Concrete leveling "rake" http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-leveling-rake/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/AOAL/H2MYET15/FAWAOALH2MYET15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/AOAL/H2MYET15/FAWAOALH2MYET15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/AOAL/H2MYET15/FAWAOALH2MYET15.SMALL.jpg LoganMackey Ok i need to pour a foundation for a patio. So i needed some thing to smooth it out. So i made this out of broken garden hoe and some scrap wood. a stick a board some nails saw hammer drill
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Sun, 27 May 2012 18:11:21 PDT
Building a wooden deck over a concrete one http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-wooden-deck-over-a-concrete-one/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2011 18:15:06 PDT
How to apply multi-color concrete stain http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Patio-Staining/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:45:52 PDT
Easy Single-Handed Concrete Mixing with a Tarpaulin http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Single-Handed-Concrete-Mixing-with-a-Tarpauli/
Easy Single-Handed Concrete Mixing with a Tarpaulin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/RD7E/GELSQG5B/F8ZRD7EGELSQG5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/RD7E/GELSQG5B/F8ZRD7EGELSQG5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/RD7E/GELSQG5B/F8ZRD7EGELSQG5B.SMALL.jpg skyehog I needed to mix around 20 cubic feet of concrete for setting some fence posts. After mixing the first four cubic feet with a spade in a wheel barrow I decided I needed an easier solution. Without access to an electric or petrol concrete mixer mixing concrete by hand can be back-breaking work. Mixin...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 13:53:38 PDT
How to Finish Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Finish-Concrete/
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 11:51:39 PDT
Stop Leaks in Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Leaks-in-Concrete/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/T387/GAPV2YPL/F57T387GAPV2YPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/T387/GAPV2YPL/F57T387GAPV2YPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/T387/GAPV2YPL/F57T387GAPV2YPL.SMALL.jpg Sakrete This video will show you how to use Leak Stopper to plug an existing water leak in a masonry wall. Sakrete Leak Stopper is a specially formulated cement designed to set quickly, even under pressure or under water.
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 06:08:34 PDT
How to Patch Floors or Concrete Surfaces http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Patch-Floors-or-Concrete-Surfaces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/5927/GAPURJ9K/FUY5927GAPURJ9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/5927/GAPURJ9K/FUY5927GAPURJ9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/5927/GAPURJ9K/FUY5927GAPURJ9K.SMALL.jpg Sakrete Sakrete B-1 Trowel Grade Leveler is a trowelable, cement based product that is polymer modified for improved bond. Used for patching floors prior to the installation of floor coverings and is designed for use over concrete, wood, or cement backerboard.  Concrete Repair
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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 05:42:30 PDT
DIY Light Transmitting Concrete (+ HD Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Transmitting-Concrete-Video/
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Fri, 26 Mar 2010 07:10:01 PDT
EZ Cement Block and Brick Laying using Mortar Spacers http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Cement-Block-and-Brick-Laying-using-Mortar-Spac/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/QF9E/FORZTJ4C/FW6QF9EFORZTJ4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/QF9E/FORZTJ4C/FW6QF9EFORZTJ4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/QF9E/FORZTJ4C/FW6QF9EFORZTJ4C.SMALL.jpg webwillie A simple device designed for the Handyman, Homeowner and Do-it-Yourselfer to Lay Blocks and Bricks like a Pro! Fast, easy and foolproof.
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Sat, 3 Oct 2009 09:49:41 PDT
Concrete Lightbulb Wall Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lightbulb-Wall-Hook/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2007 20:28:46 PDT
Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-2/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2007 15:57:24 PDT
house architecture // computer architecture http://www.instructables.com/id/house-architecture--computer-architecture/
house architecture // computer architecture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/OHPT/PL4EXCFKCDM/FYXOHPTPL4EXCFKCDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/OHPT/PL4EXCFKCDM/FYXOHPTPL4EXCFKCDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/OHPT/PL4EXCFKCDM/FYXOHPTPL4EXCFKCDM.SMALL.jpg cesar harada Inspired by the computer structure, I'm building my house in Paris. Please comment and inspire me. Also on cesar harada _ space 1985 : step 1 hehehe my family arrived long ago in here, we used to live the 5 of us in this 30m2 at the beginning. Now my brother went away and my parents allow me to l...
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Mon, 5 Feb 2007 20:06:45 PST
Install Toilet on Concrete with no Closet Flange http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Toilet-on-Concrete-with-no-Closet-Flange/
Install Toilet on Concrete with no Closet Flange - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/UQRU/Y0CET9K63W6/F51UQRUY0CET9K63W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/UQRU/Y0CET9K63W6/F51UQRUY0CET9K63W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/UQRU/Y0CET9K63W6/F51UQRUY0CET9K63W6.SMALL.jpg Davy_D What do you do if you remove an old toilet and discover that the closet bolts are rusted out, there is no closet flange, and the waste line is made of terra cotta? You could pay someone $$$$$ to jack hammer out half of your basement floor and connect up to the terra cotta. You could tapcon the toile...
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