By Alan Wycheck
• Create special tiles, bowls, pavers, stepping stones, planters, tabletops, birdbaths, and more
• incorporates a gallery of creative and unique projects
• options in actual fact defined for the beginner or skilled crafter
Concrete is a cheap and easy-to-work-with fabric that may be used to create dozens of beneficial and fashionable add-ons for the house or backyard.
With full-color, step by step pictures, this distinct advisor demonstrates easy methods to make sensible concrete tasks that experience a particular aptitude. It contains directions on blending prepackaged concrete in addition to regular and light-weight formulation. it is usually info on making molds, pouring, curing, developing texture, including aggregates, staining, and completing.
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7. Continue working the cement into the holes and scraping off the excess cement until the holes are ﬁlled. 9. Brush off all of the cement dust. 46 Tiles 10. Wipe the tile clean with a damp sponge or rag. Go from one end to the other in a single direction. A back-and-forth motion doesn’t pull the dirt off, it rubs it in. Note: You can apply more cement and repeat this process to get a smoother surface if you choose. Applying Stain 1. Choose stains you think will complement each other. We chose Sandstone for the background color with Mars Red, Dark Chocolate, and Nutmeg for the complementary colors.
Remember, the tiles are not fully cured. ” 30. Remove the rest of the tiles. Work carefully. The tiles can chip or crack if handled roughly. 40 Tiles “Bug holes,” or “honeycombs,” are trapped air pockets caused from insufﬁcient vibrating. They can be ﬁlled in with Portland cement or unsanded grout if you wish. Instructions for how to ﬁll in bug holes can be found on page 44. Notice the moisture in the tiles at this stage. This moisture will eventually evaporate. Note: Imperfections are what make these projects interesting.
Filling “Bug Holes” 1. Place the tile on a ﬂat and level surface. You can ﬁnish many tiles at the same time if you prefer. The advantage of this tray is that it renders very smooth-surfaced tiles and is very inexpensive (a sheet of hardboard costs less than $10). The disadvantage is that you can only get one or two pours per sheet of hardboard. 44 Tiles 2. Look for bug holes and imperfections that you want to ﬁll in with Portland cement or unsanded grout. Note: Everyone has their own deﬁnition of per- 4.