March 2011 Blog Posts (3)

recent photos of my first project

Thanks all for the great compliments on my first project.

the stones vary from 1.5" to 3". about 4 stones we built up to 4". doing the window and door headers was a challenge. had to build just an inch, carve joints and scratch. then lay next inch on top. otherwise it peels off. the carving mix was quickcrete mortar with Tru-pac additive from Walt Tools.

Believe it or not, this is my first project. Nathan's videos were very inspirational. Don at Walt Tools was always… Continue

Added by Paul O'Neill on March 31, 2011 at 9:48am — No Comments

Started practice board

I've made roller and trowel texturizers from packing peanuts, pearlite, and texture skins which I also made from silicone. I've ground down pool trowels to the size I think would work well, made wedges, and scratch coat scratchers. Ordered some foo-foo from Walttools. Picked up a drill type hand held mixer.


I finally started my practice board and this stuff is fun! I've got lots more practicing to do before I start my planned projects at home, but with Nathan's video…


Added by Paul Labelle on March 22, 2011 at 9:31am — 5 Comments

Demo Wanted

My name is Bruce Mills. We are opening a new decorative concrete store in Cincinnati, Oh.

I would like to explore the possibility of having someone do a demo at our store later this year.

Thank You,

Bruce Mills

Added by Bruce Mills on March 19, 2011 at 8:58pm — No Comments

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