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For that, the typical Chinese restaurant interior of dragons and gold leaf would not do. Nov 07, Jesse rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Lists with This Book. Hannes xoncrete it really liked it Nov 20, These books are pretty cool, and seem to provide thorough instructions for the ambitious do-it-yourselfer I have not tried to follow the instructions.

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Kevin Harger Jones rated it it was ok Jul 07, No trivia or quizzes yet. Countertops made of custom-formed, colored, and finished concrete can look like marble, granite, counhertops, or sculpture—the look is limited only by the imagination. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative concrete countertops.


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The shop also has become a showcase for his work. Design Notes by Fu-Tung Cheng. Cheng has also written two books about using the substance and even sells the ingredients needed to do it. I so cannot wait to do one of these now. Fu-Tung Cheng guides you step-by-step in bringing concrete countertops to life, with advice on mold-making, mixing and pouring concrete, curing, polishing, and installing the finished concrete countertop.


Warren Ivy rated it really liked it Sep 05, I think if I decide to do this, I’ll want this book next to me most of the time. Apr 17, Steven added it. In his latest book, Concrete at Home, The Taunton Presshe documents the pitfalls of building a fireplace for a San Francisco penthouse. What began as classes to gage the amount of interest on the narrow subject of concrete countertops has progressed and evolved into a movement toward ….

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This is fancy, architectural concrete for building a really special kitchen where the kitchen is a stylish showpiece rather than the warm centre of a family home.

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Some of hung results looks pretty cool, and would be fun to incorporate into a home. As he does for all his clients, Cheng asked Birgitta Durell if there was anything special she wanted imbedded in her Berkeley Hills home kitchen countertop he was about to fabricate in However, as mentioned in my article Bathrooms: This is the first and only complete guide to the techniques and design possibilities of concrete in your kitchen and bath.

Dawn rated it really liked it Sep 30, Charlie Obergfoll rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Cheng even put in bamboo cabinets. However, many of the illustrations left me feeling like I would prefer an original form wood or stone to the results here. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Growonlittlejobbies rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Most people think of it as an exterior material for large bridges or skyscrapers, public sidewalks or roads.

Concrete has been used for centuries to form all sorts of structures and surfaces.