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Filling uneven backside.

Hello. I recently poured my tops 3 days ago and when screeding the back I guess some aggregate got pulled out in spots leaving some areas t…

Started by Anthony Argiropoulos

10 Apr 19
Reply by Anthony Argiropoulos

Color inconsistency upon demolding

I just started to demold a few of my smaller pieces and I noticed some white blotching on my tops. Doesn't seem to come off with water. Wha…

Started by Anthony Argiropoulos

15 Apr 16
Reply by Jason Eller

Newbie just trying to figure it out

Hello all, I am new to all of this and have been reading through posts and articles, but I have one question that I can't find a answer to.…

Started by Matt

3 Feb 14
Reply by Matt

painting a concrete sink?

I have a large double concrete laundry sink that I'm putting in my kitchen.  Since we are now planning on concrete counters I'm feeling lik…

Started by T Alexander Cook

4 Oct 16, 2016
Reply by Nik

Uneven colors - How can I correct surface to a uniform colour after demolding?

Hi All, this is my first attempt at making anything concrete so bear with me.  I am making a concrete table top for a firepit and and used…

Started by Dee

5 Sep 7, 2016
Reply by Tom Fischer- Fishstone,CCS

Guidance re finishing hard-troweled countertop

Hi everyone,   For context, this is my first concrete project and I'm looking for some advice around finishing. I used the Buddy Rhodes ECC…

Started by Chris

7 Nov 23, 2015
Reply by Chris

DIY Concrete Fire Hearth

Hi everyone. This is my first post and first time attempting to pre cast concrete. I'm based in the UK (unfortunately this means that I ha…

Started by Oliver Hrubiak

2 Oct 13, 2015
Reply by Deri Brown

Anyone in the Atlanta Area?

Hey Crete Geeks, New to the medium, but looking for like minded cool people to hang out with in the Atlanta area (specifically im in East…

Started by Jeff Wise

0 Sep 1, 2015

Concrete counters in model home.

Hi all, I'm looking to build a model home and I was curious if concrete countertops might be a nice selling point. My biggest concerns are:…

Started by Huskers

5 Jan 28, 2015
Reply by Dave McVey

mix advice

Hi there I need a bit of guidence on my first mix I found the basic mix below on this site but am a bit confused about the amounts of eac…

Started by jonathan chapman

2 Oct 30, 2014
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