Handcrafted concrete for small projects

1
Dec
2016
 
2
00
PM

The Building Centre will be running Handcrafted concrete for small projects this year due to its popular demand.

It is an essential course for architects, contractors and self-builders looking to produce or specify beautiful hand-cast concrete features.

This course will cover the key requirements of the concrete mix including: 
- selecting materials 
- concrete workmanship 
- how to cast worktops, floors, staircases, paving, fireplaces and other hand cast items

It will provide guidance and expertise on how to: 
- source materials 
- mix concrete 
- prepare and assemble formwork 
- place and finish concrete 
- use texture and colour with concrete

What you will learn: 
- how to specify visual concrete for small projects 
- how to mix concrete in small batches by hand, when essential 
- achieving smooth and exposed aggregate finishes

Main speaker: David Bennett, Architectural Concrete Consultant is an expert in visual concrete construction and has a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to share with you.

Time: 2.00pm - 5.45pm (registration from 1.30pm)

Cost: £128+VAT or £88+VAT to students

Please note that places are limited on this course and to ensure a place please book now.