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Making concrete garden ornaments

Author: Sherri Warner Hunter
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Look at concrete in a completely different way as you create everything from a hypertufa to bookends to a Venetian bench. It's a diverse material that can be formed, carved, and modeled, as well as beautifully enhanced with color, mosaics, and embedded designs. You don't need a lot of tools and materials to get started, and you can find most of them at a home improvement center. The only comprehensive book available  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherri Warner Hunter
ISBN: 1579903185 9781579903183
OCLC Number: 49792396
Notes: Hardcover ed. published under title: Creating with concrete.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Concrete basics --
Forming and construction techniques --
Surface treatments --
Concrete folk environments : A source of inspiration --
Community-built projects : Building communities through art --
Projects : Tufa trough ; Sand-cast frame ; Garden critters ; Bookends ; Concrete fossils ; Masonry planter ; Jazzy border ; Ornamental sphere ; Birdbath ; Tufa planter ; Pacific rim lantern ; Frog fountain ; Dee oh gee ; Gazing ball stand ; Ancient carving ; Blue bird/pink house ; Rousseau relief planter ; Little lady fountain ; Totem for Alice ; Venetian bench ; Figurative table base ; Bird watching ; Garden throne ; Modified Mobius.
Other Titles: Creating with concrete
Responsibility: Sherri Warner Hunter.

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Look at concrete in a completely different way as you create everything from a hypertufa to bookends to a Venetian bench. It's a diverse material that can be formed, carved, and modeled, as well as beautifully enhanced with color, mosaics, and embedded designs. You don't need a lot of tools and materials to get started, and you can find most of them at a home improvement center. The only comprehensive book available on this craft, it will enable you to make great projects right away with the guidance of a celebrated sculptor whose workshops have inspired both novices and artists.

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