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Concrete at Home: Innovative Forms and Finishes

Concrete at Home: Innovative Forms and Finishes

By Fu-Tung Cheng, Eric Olsen

This book moves beyond the kitchen and transforms this commonplace material into an elegant medium that can be used throughout the house.

Price: $32.00
ISBN: 9781561586820
Product Code: 156158682X
Year: 2005
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 224
Publisher: Taunton Press


Combining cutting-edge design with helpful how-to information, Concrete at Home offers ingenious ideas for planning and building:

  • Walls
  • Fireplaces
  • Mantels
  • Hearths
  • Exterior and interior floors

Also includes tips on incorporating architectural elements such as:

  • Counters
  • Sinks
  • Columns
  • And water pieces into the project

The construction of forms, footings, and ties is detailed in clear, easy-to-follow instructions, and special attention is given to finishing techniques, including adding color, texture, and inlays.