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Mixer help???

I need some experienced guidance around purchasing a mixer. I am wanting to experiment with small countertops projects while it is too wet…

Started by Josh McEntire

3 Jan 25, 2014
Reply by Sam Hocking

To Jess Stone that posted an ad in the listings

As a general rule, concrete people are not interested in buying granite mined by slave labor in unsafe working conditions and shipping it h…

Started by Concrete Countertop Forums

7 Jan 6, 2014
Reply by Darby Crowley

New guy to concrete needs help

Hi,I stumbled upon this forum late but am very grateful that it exists!!  I'm trying to wet cast wall caps and running into problems (i thi…

Started by Rick Pannkoke

10 Dec 21, 2013
Reply by rick sault

need help fixing a concrete countertop

So heres the deal, hired a friend of a friend to do concrete countertops for my house. Older craftsmen house remodeled into a modern custom…

Started by Tony Frink

9 Dec 11, 2013
Reply by Jared Larsen

CSA slurry?

Is there a reason not to use a CSA style mix for a slurry to get it to kick and harden faster....? Or maybe I should say -  Would it be ok…

Started by J T

8 Dec 7, 2013
Reply by Nelson Lasaosa

caulk, grout, mortar, pl?

I would really appreciate anyone's info on these things. I am using clear silicone for wall and backslash joints on vanities, that's as far…

Started by mike porto

9 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Sam Hocking

Another newb - full of questions.

Hello All, Thanks in advance for your thoughts. This is my first concrete project. I'm a DIY'er intending on making my kitchen island count…

Started by Brent H

3 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Brent H

newb intro

Hey, first off let me say thanks to the board operator for the platform, and to the contributors for the content. I have been lurking and l…

Started by J T

7 Nov 22, 2013
Reply by J T

Im New Here.....Seeking advice on concrete shower panels/tiles/countertop/backsplash

I am new to this and going to do my own shower and even on the kitchen floor. I am seeking advice on which supplies to use, and what will l…

Started by joey .

3 Nov 18, 2013
Reply by Sam Hocking

Just finsihed a cast-in-place top...what is the best way to cure?

What is the best way to cure....cover with poly and that's it? should I wet it periodically. I want to put rigid insulation on top but  I a…

Started by Scorponox

1 Aug 8, 2013
Reply by Henry Fehr


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