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Concrete Garden Projects

Author : Camilla Arvidsson
ISBN : 9781604692822
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 74. 35 MB
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For gardeners and backyard do-it-yourselfers, concrete is a revelation. It's durable, weatherproof, impossible to steal, and it provides much-needed insulation for outdoor plants. Concrete weathers beautifully, softening around the edges, developing moss, and becoming more picturesque with age. Concrete Garden Projects takes advantage of concrete's numerous assets, showcasing an inspiring array of creative options. The step-by-step instructions for dozens of easy, do-it-yourself décor ideas include containers of all shapes and sizes, elegant benches and stools, miniature ponds and birdbaths, stepping stones, a barbecue, and a fire pit. The authors use a variety of molds easily found or made, household items like bowls and baking pans, and simple wooden frames and boxes. At pennies per pound, and so simple to use—just mix with water and pour—concrete is the key to hand-crafted backyard décor.

Color Concrete Garden Projects

Author : Nathan Smith
ISBN : 9781604697322
Genre : Design
File Size : 62. 33 MB
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A Library Journal Best Crafts & DIY Book of 2015 Incorporating concrete design into a home garden can now be easily achieved by any do-it-yourself enthusiast! Concrete furniture and containers add style and personality to outdoor spaces, and the addition of color makes these objects even more eye-catching. These trendy pieces can cost thousands of dollars at garden centers and furniture stores, but they can also be made affordably at home. In this hands-on guide, concrete artisans Nathan Smith and Michael Snyder offer basic information on how to mix concrete and add color using dyes, paints, and inlaid materials. The twenty step-by-step projects include small items, like a candle holder with an old-world feel and a simple stacked-ring planter, and larger pieces, like an elegant bike rack and a beautiful fire pit that is the perfect gathering place for friends and family.

Making Concrete Garden Ornaments

Author : Sherri Warner Hunter
ISBN : 1579903185
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 77. 48 MB
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A celebrated teacher has gathered the tried-and-true techniques used by sculptors and folk artists, and tailored them for low-tech surroundings. Work with molds; form over armatures; model or carve with concrete; and treat concrete surfaces with mosaics, embedded objects, incising, and coloring. For dazzling outdoor embellishments, craft a birdbath, a Little Lady Fountain, and more. Twenty-five projects in all.

Creating With Concrete

Author : Sherri Warner Hunter
ISBN : 1579901794
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 49. 91 MB
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Create everything from bookends to a Venetian bench with concrete, a diverse material that can be formed, carved, and modeled, as well as enhanced with color, mosaics, and embedded designs.

Easy Concrete

Author : Malena Skote
ISBN : 1600597076
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 63. 95 MB
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Creating with concrete is easier than most do-it-yourselfers imagine, and the results can be spectacular and practical. With beautiful photography, Easy Concrete makes the material truly inviting, and the simple instructions cover everything from creating molds out of cardboard, wood, and metal to using hypertufa-a versatile type of concrete made with peat moss. There is also helpful guidance on adding the perfect finish and decorative details. With 43 projects that include outdoor pots, candleholders, garden benches, and a compost bin, this is the perfect introduction to a highly useful craft.

Black Decker The Complete Guide To Greenhouses Garden Projects

Author : Black & Decker Corporation (Towson, Md.)
ISBN : 9781589235991
Genre : Gardening
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"Includes plans and step-by-step instructions for building several greenhouses and other garden projects. Projects suitable to homes and landscapes in urban, suburban and rural settings"--Provided by publisher.

Making Concrete Pots Bowls And Platters

Author : Hester van Overbeek
ISBN : 9781782495147
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 45. 52 MB
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Create 35 beautiful planters, decorations and gifts – all using concrete. Follow Hester van Overbeek's simple tutorials to make a huge range of unique concrete projects. You will find everything you need to know – what type of concrete to buy, how to use it and how to decorate it – explained in a comprehensive techniques section. From there you can make chic and on-trend home accessories such as upside-down plant pots, a concrete vase with a wooden base, serving platters, a letter-shaped bookend, fruit bowls and much more.

The Big Book Of Backyard Projects

Author : Paige Gilchrist
ISBN : 1579906818
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 41. 27 MB
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Featuring ideas for a wide variety of backyard projects, this guide to beautifying the family homestead includes step-by-step instructions for building fences, gardens, patios, walkways, and other outdoor accessories that can complement the landscape. Original.

Step By Step Yard And Garden Projects

Author : Better Homes and Gardens Books (Firm)
ISBN : 069621587X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 58. 46 MB
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The most comprehensive gardening and landscape book every published includes dozens of projects, cost and time estimates, planning guides, and step-by-step instructions designed for the novice, in a lay-flat comb-binding format. Original. 35,000 first printing.

Creative Concrete Ornaments For The Garden

Author : Sherri Warner Hunter
ISBN : 1579905854
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 55. 30 MB
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Make beautiful garden projects and see concrete in an exciting new light. Once you learn how easy it is to work with concrete, and the incredible results you can achieve, you'll want to explore its creative potential.

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