A large concrete plant pot saucer made from blue circle multi purpose cement and ballast. The internal shape was made using polystyrene which was sanded to shape. the polystyrene bowl shape was stuck to a hardboard base with double sided tape i then make a concrete mix in a bucket and then added some water. […]
To make a small plant pot for cactus I first made an outer mould using 2mm thick rigid foamPVC sheeting cut into squares of 100mm. I stick them together to make an open ended box using duck-tape. The open five sided box was then stick to a larger sheet of hardboard to stop it moving […]
To make a large concrete plant pot you will require cement and sharp sand and aggregate. A large container to mix it up with, tough rubber gloves and some water. You will also require something to use as a mould. For the mould we used a bucket for the outside of the mould and a […]
Liquid Latex – Basic Instructions: Latex makes the thinnest, most elastic and strongest mould of any type of mould making rubber. It can be pulled over relatively large undercuts when releasing the model without tearing. The strongest moulds are made by brushing on, or dipping the item in, thin layers of latex. The number of coats […]
The easiest thing to do is go down to your local garen centre and just buy one, they probably don’t cost much but if you still fancy making one, here is a youtube video i found showing you haw to make it. Basically use an old glass globe from a an old lamp or buy […]
Working on an logo for a very old computer game called DOOM. Interrupted the logo for making as a concrete word. Found the logo on the internet and converted it to a vector image so that we could make a one use mould from. For the novelty of it we will add iron powder to […]
A project I am working on during my lunch hours. To produce concrete letters and numbers as garden ornaments using waste materials from my business. Took a while to get the mix correct. something that cured in 2 hours not 2 days. presently used as a door stop.
Concrete letters project. Love text. Worked with a few fonts to see what might work well with a concrete text project. We used a software called Corel Draw to help design what we wanted to use and then cast it in concrete. Concrete is a mix of cement, sand and aggregate. This design seems to […]