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Handcrafted concrete for small projects

Short Course
Wed 18 May 2016

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 - 5.00pm (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 early in advanced.

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