New PDF release: Color concrete garden projects : make your own planters,

By Nathan Smith, Michael Snyder, Charles Coleman

ISBN-10: 1604695390

ISBN-13: 9781604695397

Discover the numerous methods you could craft with colour and concrete! Concrete is definitely the right medium for out of doors crafts. it's flexible and sturdy, and it seems to be even greater with time. upload the unforeseen part of colour, and you've got the suitable recipe for brilliant, glossy open air decor. This hands-on advisor will take your outside area from grey to nice. Concrete artisans Nathan Smith and Michael Snyder enable you to combine concrete, use kinds and molds, and upload colour utilizing stains, slurries, and different leading edge recommendations. Twenty inventive step by step tasks for furnishings, planters, and paintings comprise a sublime tabletop planter, a latest birdhouse, and a captivating chair for kids. 

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Mix according to the directions in this step. Mixing until the slurry achieves a yogurtlike consistency. CONCRETE SPHERE 45 Using a sponge to apply slurry. 7 APPLY THE SLURRY. Wearing gloves, apply the slurry to the sphere by hand or using a clean damp sponge. Cover the sphere with slurry, working it into all the veins and voids. 8 PROCESS. Once the sphere is covered with slurry, clean off the excess slurry using a damp sponge and a bucket of water. Timing is key here, if you wait too long it will be more difficult to get all the blue residue off the sphere.

EASY STACKED RING PLANTER Some of the materials needed for this project. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1. Quikrete 5000 Concrete Mix 3. Cardboard tube (for inner form) 2. Melamine 4. Water MATERIALS • Cardboard or plastic ring, 6 inches in diameter and 1½ inches high (for the outer ring) • Cardboard or plastic ring, 7 inches in diameter and 1½ inches high (for the outer ring) 6. Tape 7. Rings (for the outer form) • Water • Black pigment • Plastic sheet • Cardboard or plastic ring, 8 inches in diameter and 1½ inches high (for the outer ring) TOOLS • Three cardboard or plastic rings, 4 inches in diameter and 1½ inches high (for the inner rings) • Box cutter or carpenter knife • One 12 × 24-inch piece of 3-inch melamine (or three separate pieces that will each fit one cardboard ring, for the base) • Painter’s tape • Saw • 80- to 120-grit sandpaper • Caulking gun • Silicone caulk • Bucket • Rubber gloves • Margin trowel • Approximately ¼ of an 80-lb.

STACKED RING PLANTER 53 Cracks and chips add to the character of the piece. INTEGRAL COLOR WITH RECESSED DESIGN A striking addition to your home, this concrete address sign supplies handcrafted curb appeal. This project demonstrates how to use pigment to color the mix for the sign and how to capitalize on unusual finds by using them as knockouts. We used cardboard numbers that we found at a local craft store, but we’ve also seen foam, plastic, and metal versions. ) The finished address sign measures 32 × 6 × 3 inches.

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