By: Fu-Tung Chen, with Eric Olsen
Build artistic custom concrete
floors, cabinets, countertops, sinks, dividers, fireplaces,
mantlepieces and more.
In the pages of this 216-page, four-color book you'll find
hundreds of ideas for ways to use concrete on the job.
You'll learn how to custom design, pour, finish, and seal
one-of-a-kind custom interior and exterior floors. Includes
information on admixtures, crack control, custom finishes,
self-leveling compounds, and reinforcement techniques.
Shows how to apply inlays, linework, and stamps and finishes to
concrete floors. Explains how to create custom concrete countertops
Illustrates the fundamentals of concrete wall design, including
innovative uses for concrete block, applying color and texture on
walls, using ties, rebar, and forms for walls.
How to design, form and place mantlepieces and fireplace
surrounds, and how to design, form and pour water pieces, columns,
and more from concrete.
Floors & Countertops
The Fundamentals of Floor Design, 8
Floor Essentials: Preparation, Execution & Pouring, 24
Floor Transformations: Inlays, Linework, Stamps & Finishes, 48
New Countertops: Classes, Products, Tools & Techniques, 76
The Fundamentals of Wall Design: Character, Form & Expression,
Wall Essentials: Fittings, Forms, Ties & Techniques, 122
Beyond the Basic Wall: The Ultimate Kitchen, 144
Fireplaces, Columns, & Architectural Pieces
Hearthscapes: Mantelpieces & Fireplace Surrounds, 162
Architectural Elements: Water Pieces, Columns & More, 184
216 Pages -
8-1/2x 11 in.