Concrete and stone work is now a cheap, flexible medium for home DIY, readily and cheaply available from DIY and building stores nation-wide. This book includes traditional techniques for laying concrete, adapted to the needs of ordinary homeowners, and also shows cutting-edge techniques - tumbled concrete pavers, acid-etching for coloured concrete slabs, green paving options like rain-garden drains and permeable pavers. Several cutting-edge projects are included like polished concrete countertops and stamped concrete walkways, and a complete outdoor kitchen for a patio is also included. The DVD features real-time demonstrations of crucial techniques, plus the entire print in electronic form.
Creative Publishing international is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.