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CONCRETE BLOG (PROJECTS)

Making a GFRC / Carving Concrete Pool Water Slide
concrete pool slide

Making a GFRC / Carving Concrete Pool Water Slide

This project is one that took a little time, but was spread out over a few months- just working on it periodically.  Using high amounts of chopped fiberglass (GFRC) in the concrete / mortar mix, a strong structure was created to the general pool slide shape.  Plumbing was pre-ran and hidden to include water for the slide and a few waterfalls.  The next phase was to use a carving concrete mix to build some mass onto the structure, as well as texture and tool it into looking like stone.  Total project cost was around $1,000 and involved about 80-100 total hours of work (for one person).
GFRC Fireplace Mantle Project
GFRC Mantle

GFRC Fireplace Mantle Project

Building a Concrete GFRC Fireplace Mantle- Lightweight solution for a 'massive' concrete element
Making a Concrete Countertop with Concrete Sink
Beginner Guide to Concrete Countertop

Making a Concrete Countertop with Concrete Sink

The Basic Steps pretty much anyone can follow to pull off a DIY Concrete Countertop/Sink build