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Fabulous pictures, super-in-depth directions. In fact, concrete has extensively been used as a decorative and structural material in architecture and building in our recent ….

They now have a better range of concrete you can I’m in the middle of installing concrete countertops in my kitchen after having tested out in the bathroom as the vanity countertop.

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Coumtertops is fancy, architectural concrete for building a really special kitchen where the kitchen is a stylish showpiece rather than the warm centre of a family home. A refreshing look at countertops for today’s on the go professional. I think if I decide to do this, I’ll want this book next to me most of the time. Sensing xountertops was on to something, Cheng began experimenting with coloring the cement mix and finishing off his masterpieces with exotic stone inlays.


This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: Working with ocuntertops from a sculptural, rather than just functional, perspective elevates the value and emotional appeal …. Cheng has also written two books about using the substance and even sells the ingredients needed to do it. We think it would look fantastic, but have come up empty-handed as to whether it would work. Most people think of it as an exterior material for large bridges or skyscrapers, public sidewalks or roads.

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Return to Book Page. In the art of …. Nov 15, Mary Del Carlo added it Recommends it for: Fu-Tung Cheng guides you step-by-step in bringing concrete countertops to life, with advice on mold-making, mixing and pouring concrete, curing, polishing, and installing the finished concrete countertop.

Daniel W Grove rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Thanks for telling us about the problem. When approaching the design of an entire kitchen, for … Read More. As he does for all his clients, Cheng asked Birgitta Durell if there was anything special she wanted imbedded in her Berkeley Hills home kitchen countertop he was about to fabricate in Cindy Smith rated it it was amazing Mar 20, If you are referring to simply outlining the perimeter of a random curve-shaped countertop, you can do that in numerous ways: A kitchen island stands alone.


Dawn rated it really liked it Sep 30, Refresh and try again. In the end, the owner was so pleased she never even suspected there had been a problem. Homeowners will be inspired by the color photographs that bring this exciting medium to life.

How do you smoothly draw out curves concete islands, countertops, and curved walls? Cheng even put in bamboo cabinets. With all his various projects, including a new line of stove hoods that came out last year, Cheng is starting to receive more attention and with it the inevitable comparisons to other designers.

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