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I Believe 2021 is gonna really be great for FAUX ROCK WORKERS

If the last 6 months are any indicator of what this next year is gonna be I am very excited.   Especially the pool industry.   Here in Chic…

Started by Nathan Giffin Vertical Artisans

0 Dec 21, 2020

Concrete Earth/ one day wall

Looks. Like concrete earth has gone out of business. Anyone have a source for a one day wall material like they had? thanks Bruce

Started by Virgil Wilcox

0 Jun 3, 2019

Stain Colours

Hello I'm new here and was looking for a bit of help. I want to order my product for my first project.  A Cellar rock wall, and I was wonde…

Started by RK

1 May 29, 2019
Reply by Nathan Giffin Vertical Artisans

Foam core rocks

First time doing a foam core water feature for salt water pool. Would 2lb poly urthane liquid expanding foam be sufficent? Is spider lathe…

Started by Chris

1 Dec 22, 2018
Reply by Nathan Giffin Vertical Artisans

Patio Project

Integral  Patio Project:  Carved concrete Fountain, cast concrete planters, wood beams pergola, stone and wood flooring.

Started by nelson lasaosa

0 Jul 23, 2018

Protecting a concrete patio

What is the best way to protect a concrete patio when building projects on them? I am thinking plastic sheeting and then cutting around the…

Started by Jesse Aubrey

0 May 30, 2018

I used a 1:6 cement ratio for my scratch coat is that going to be too weak?

I've built a large mushrooming 1/2 inch steel structure crossing my steel in 8 by 10in squares though the cement that we used was 1:6 ratio…

Started by Dustin Dowd

1 May 28, 2018
Reply by Nathan Giffin Vertical Artisans

surface prep: To lath or not to lath

Hi All, Im going to begin work on a fireplace surround. the look/feel will be a troweled plaster look, think mediterranean. The substrate i…

Started by Greg Tomer

1 Mar 17, 2018
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Spiderlath in the UK???

Hi guys. I am really wanting to try a fibreglass lath (such as superlath or spiderlath) for my next project at Bristol Zoo, but I can't sou…

Started by Daniel Days

2 Aug 21, 2017
Reply by Daniel Days

Concrete Planters - I

These are a series of concrete planters I´ve been making as a show sample. The planter is about 65 x 65 cms. Pretty sturdy and heavy ... wh…

Started by nelson lasaosa

0 May 7, 2017


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