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Concepts on Mix Designs vs Bag Mixes and Add Pac's

Concepts on Mix Designs vs Bag Mixes and Add Pac's
Concepts on Mix Designs vs Bag Mixes and Add Pac's"What do you use" is the most frequent question I have been asked over the years.It has been a journey I must say.But I feel after twenty years of sculpting concrete, I should be able to weigh in on some of these issues that frequently pop up in various circles. I would like to take some time to ide...
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How to Stamp Vertical Decorative Concrete

How to Stamp Vertical Decorative Concrete
How to Stamp Vertical Decorative ConcreteBy Nathan Giffin of Vertical ArtisansVertical Stamping is the easiest way to create a simulated rock pattern in vertical decorative concrete.There are many stamps to choose form and color staining is endless.However, without following the proper steps even the most experienced contractor can really botch up ...
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How to Prepare a Scratch Coat

How to Prepare a Scratch Coat
How to Prepare a Scratch CoatBy Nathan Giffin of Vertical ArtisansScratch coats are particularly important in the world of vertical decorative concrete.I have even said a scratch coat makes or breaks the job.I say this because in vertical decorative concrete, contractors must lay up a lot more than a regular plaster application.Most of the time we ...
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The Stone Matrix --- The Awakening of Vertical Decorative Concrete

​As a decorative concrete trainer I have seen many people take courses and learn a great deal about vertical decorative concrete over the last decade.They come from all walks of life which was a great surprise to me personally as I was under the belief that most people interested in the craft would be from the decorative concrete realm.However, thi...
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World of Concrete 2015 First Day Overview

Just so you know the video footage of what we have accomplished at the WOC event is being edited and will be posted in the CORE course on Vertical Artisans

This Blog post is for those of you who want a early overview of the process.

First Set out your foam sub straights.

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