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Concrete Casting Basics 101: Making a foam letter relief concrete cast!

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Concrete Casting Basics 101: Making a foam letter relief concrete cast!

This is a beginner's guide to the basics of casting concrete For specific details, search online for how to create concrete casting forms.To cast concrete with lettering and a logo if desired, you need a form, concrete and letters.The form can be on a flat surface, into which you can pour your concrete, or the form can be erect with a bottom, sides, a front and a back. Be sure to mix sufficient smooth concrete so that a spill or leak won't scuttle your casting pour. Stir and poke the concrete to reduce incidence of air pockets.For the sake of simplicity,...

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Casting Letters for Concrete Pavers + Walls

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Casting Letters for Concrete Pavers + Walls

Concrete casting basics   First we'll cover what concrete casting is in the most basic terms, then we're going to look at how you can cast concrete with your custom mold. What exactly is concrete casting? Concrete casting is a process which involves creating or using a mold or form to contain and shape freshly mixed concrete. Once the form is ready and the concrete mixed, the concrete mixture is poured into the form and left to cure in a controlled environment. After the concrete 'sets', it may be transported to the construction or final site and lifted into place, or if cast in...

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