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Making Great Decorative Concrete

Small grinders can do the job too: the WerkMaster Scarab handheld grinder at work
Home Interiors

Discover how one artisan, Vince Schrementi from Everlast Concrete, using Bomanite products, designed a stunning home interior. In this video you will see how versatile concrete is and how it can be shaped and colored for most any practical application in a home. See the beautiful floor design, intricate wall patterns and the stunning fireplace. Additionally, there are concrete countertops, stairs and walls.

Concrete Murals


Artist and designer Linda Patterson, of Newark, Calif., created 15 cast-in-place relief murals - 2,136 linear feet in all - to adorn underpasses along the 12.8-mile San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail in Santa Clara County, Calif. When the artwork was complete, formliner manufacturer Scott System, Denver, Colo., used liquid urethane to create elastomeric form liners from the sculpted clay. The form liners were then attached to boards and shipped back to Santa Clara, where contractor J.J. Albanese Construction poured the concrete in place for the retaining walls.

TJ Neil: Techniques in Concrete Sculpture


TJ Neil has been creating concrete sculptures for almost 40 years. He shares his techniques and history behind his work. TJ Neil's work can be found all over the US. From football team mascots to sculptures in city parks, his concrete sculptures are colorful and unique. With previous experience as a concrete contractor, ironworker and plasterer, his artistic streak found ready expression using skills he had learned in the trades. In this podcast he shares some of his techniques on how he creates his facinating stories in concrete.

Building Concrete Countertops with Buddy Rhodes

This excerpt from the DVD of the same name highlights what is covered in the complete production on building concrete countertops. Buddy Rhodes is one of the innovators of the concrete countertop industry that has spread across the country and beyond. In the DVD, Buddy and his team will take you through all of the steps of building and installing a concrete countertop, both precast and cast-in-place, using his system.

Franmar Chemical Green Products - Safe Solutions That Work

This Franmar video shows the application of Soy-Gell Paint and Urethane Remover.

Making Great Decorative Concrete
Restoring Color to a Stamped Concrete Patio

This video shows how to quickly restore color to a stamped and stained decorative concrete backyard patio using producs from NewLook International. For more information about the products used in this project you can visit the NewLook Web site.

Skateparks and Decorative Concrete

Decorative concrete contractor Michael Dahl talks about how one company, Airspeed Skateparks, incorporated decorative concrete into the design of their skateparks. Creating a unique place for skateboarders and a unique piece of art was all part of the plan. The skatepark was itself "a functional piece of art," as Michael Dahl says. See how Airspeed overcame all the obstacles in the development of their skatepart in Waldport, Oregon, and how stamped concrete became an integral part of developing the theme for this skatepark.

April 28, 2014
Canyon Contracting video documents St. Charles High School job

This video shows Canyon Contracting placing and finishing a concrete slab with hand broadcast recycled glass aggregate, and then the grinding and polishing operation 4 months later.

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