For me, Concrete Month has been about discovering all kinds of amazing uses for a material that, before, had seemed pretty mundane. But among engineers, that sentiment—that concrete can do...
Sean Michael Ragan | Monday April 30th, 2012 9:00 AM
Categories: Education, Energy | 5 Comments
"Geopolymers" have been called "super cements." They are commonly made in academic labs, but so far I haven't found a good DIY prep for hands-on learners. I've run down a...
Sean Michael Ragan | Monday April 23rd, 2012 9:01 AM
Categories: Energy, Science | 14 Comments
Instructables superstar Ray Alderman guest-stars on Make: Projects with this quick, cool, easy method for casting a custom concrete candleholder using a cookie-cutter as a mold. Thanks so much, Ray!
Sean Michael Ragan | Tuesday April 17th, 2012 9:00 AM
Categories: Craft, Workshop | No Comments
Concrete expert Brandon Gore, whose work we recently featured, wrote this great pair of articles on mixing and applying glass-fiber reinforced concrete. This is hard-to-find information and Brandon presents it...
Sean Michael Ragan | Wednesday April 11th, 2012 9:00 AM
Categories: Education, Home | 4 Comments
Kami of Austin Tinkering School wrote in to share these cool concrete tables that her friend Elena Eidelberg created. She works in ceramics but has been experimenting a lot with...
John Baichtal | Monday April 9th, 2012 7:00 AM
Categories: Furniture | 6 Comments