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Soft epoxy and over worked concrete

Hi all,  I'm wondering if anyone else has encountered what I've run into. I poured an entire kitchen, 2 bar areas and two bathroom vanity t…

Started by Nut4health

1 Feb 3
Reply by zach adams

VCAS source in the UK - VCAS vs Silica Fume - A few other bits and bobs too.

Hi All, The title says it all really. I've searched in the forums, but not seen any UK VCAS sources listed. However a UK based member (Joh…

Started by James

2 May 22, 2018
Reply by James

bad pour?

I recently poured a small test section of a counter top concrete mix from Menards. i poured it in a melamine form. when i took it out the b…

Started by Kurtis

2 Nov 30, 2017
Reply by Kurtis

cracking issue

(Warning...Lengthy) So I have a bit of a problem that I am looking to correct for future jobs. I have successfully been making overlay to…

Started by Brian Sheen

8 Aug 4, 2017
Reply by Brian Sheen

Countertop for outside grill table

I'm about to jump into the concrete game and am making a countertop for my Big Green Egg table. I have the melamine mold but am debating wh…

Started by Robbie

2 Jul 12, 2017
Reply by Guido

Ghosting repair?

Hi all, I just used concrete for the first time and the countertops look great except for some ghosting from the wire mesh that I used for…

Started by George

3 May 31, 2017
Reply by Jason Eller

Troweling Help

I have not found a good reference online to help with understanding the best way to trowel concrete. I'm currently using Rapid Set concrete…

Started by Jason Eller

2 May 2, 2017
Reply by Jason Eller

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Reply by Matt


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