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Vol. 12 No. 1 - January 2012

Fundamentals of Business
By Jacob Webb
December 31, 2011
Artisan in Concrete: Gaye Goodman, Faux Real LLC, Albuquerque, N.M.
By Natasha Chilingerian
December 31, 2011
Stars of the Strip
By Kelly O'Brien
December 31, 2011
Decorative Concrete Around the World
By Mike Archambault, with John Anderson and Cathye Rankin
December 31, 2011
Carlton's Corner: Getting the Most Out of Educational Opportunities
By Doug Carlton
December 31, 2011
Product Focus: Deco-Con Wizard, from Depiction Software
Editors
December 31, 2011
Faux Ice and Water, Calgary, Alberta, and four citiies, Florida
By Natasha Chilingerian
December 31, 2011
Product Focus: ALX and MACoat from Westcoat Specialty Coating Systems
Editors
December 31, 2011
Three Designer Concrete Bar Tops in New England

Concrete Countertop process with metal gear imbedded into curved restaurant concrete bar top.

The only things that can be added to create a standard countertop mix are integral color, a densifier and the know-how acquired through years of decorative experience.

By Stacey Enesey Klemenc
December 31, 2011
Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum
By Natasha Chilingerian
December 31, 2011
Working with Your Ready-Mix Supplier to Maintain Color Consistency in Large Decorative Pours
By Keith Boudart and Jim Nielsen
December 31, 2011
National History Museum of Los Angeles County
By Erik Pisor
December 31, 2011
How Reading the Specifications Can Help Your Wallet
By David Stephenson
December 31, 2011
The Four Types of Overlays and How to Choose One

By David Blasdel
December 31, 2011
How To: Prep for a Concrete Staining Job

Preparing the concrete job site is an important part of any staining or coloring project.As any decorative concrete artisan knows, staining is one of the most nuanced, finicky and unpredictable techniques in the playbook. Yes, stains offer a fantastic variety of design possibilities — just consider the difference between an acid-stained floor and a water-based stain job, for example.

By Kelly O'Brien
December 31, 2011
Trowel & Error: Coloring Concrete in Winter Weather
By Chris Sullivan
December 31, 2011
How Do Concrete Stamping Contractors Handle Maintenance

Sealing a stamped concrete slab with an O logo from Ohio State acrylic stained in red.Throughout my years as a contractor, we made it mandatory at the end of each project to send a care sheet with the final bill and receipt. In this care sheet we included the following information on formal letterhead:

By Jason Geiser
December 31, 2011
Silicon Valley Sculpted Hillside, Saratoga, Calif.
By Chris Mayo
December 31, 2011
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