A Home Design and DIY Bestseller.
Fu-Tung Cheng guides you step-by-step in bringing concrete countertops to life, with advice on mold-making, mixing and pouring concrete, curing, polishing, and installing the finished concrete countertop. Also find useful tips on maintaining concrete countertops.
This is the first and only complete guide to the techniques and design possibilities of concrete in your kitchen and bath. Countertops made of custom-formed, colored, and finished concrete can look like marble, granite, glass, or sculpture—the look is limited only by the imagination. Written by a master of design and construction, the book covers every angle of creating concrete countertops, including:
• Design and planning
• Building the form
• Mixing and pouring the countertop
• Grinding and polishing the countertop
• Troubleshooting and maintenance
• Installing the finished countertop
About the Author
Designer Fu-Tung Cheng
heads the Berkeley, California firms of Cheng Design and Cheng Design Products. His hands-on approach to residential architecture and kitchen and product design has won him numerous awards and recognition for innovation and creativity. Cheng is also the author of Concrete at Home
(2005) and Concrete Countertops Made Simple
Eric Olsen is a Berkeley writer who has contributed to a wide range of publications including Self
, Reader's Digest
, Men's Health
, Men's Journal
, and various in-flight magazines.