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Painting Plaster Statues

Painting Plaster Statues [Definitive How-To Guide]

Painting Plaster Statues Plaster of Paris is a wonderful material to work with. It is also one of the most suitable materials to create varied textures. Being a porous material, painting plaster surfaces is one thing that most people find to be challenging. Fear not, for there are wonderful sealants and paints available to tackle …

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Making Your Own Concrete Molds: The Ultimatum How To (With Video)

Making Your Own Concrete Molds Learning to make your own concrete molds is cheaper than buying them. Which makes it a great idea. It’s really not that difficult of a task, once you get the hang of it and used to the smells. In this guide, I will tell you how I do it. Plus I’ll …

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Concrete Mold Release Agent [Best And Only One]

Concrete Mold Release Agent If you’re using fiberglass or aluminum molds, you will have to prepare your molds to ensure you can take them apart after there poured and have cured. Not maintaining or prepping your molds before use will shorten their lifespan and new molds are not cheap. Use either a brush or spray …

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Interior Cinder Block Wall Covering [Top 3 Best Ways]

Interior Cinder Block Wall Covering If you have a home or shed made of concrete blocks or cinder blocks, yes there is a difference, you probably want to cover them for different reasons. It could be to help insulate the blocks or just to make them look nicer than what they do. Either way, it’s …

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What Kind Of Paint To Use On Concrete Statues- (With Video)

Painting Concrete Statuary There isn’t a lot of information on this topic, Good information that is, I know because I searched for it and couldn’t find any sites that have all the proper information in one place. So that is why I created this site. I will tell you what kind of paint to use …

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How to Age Concrete Planters [Step By Step Guide]

How to Age Concrete Planters Aged concrete planters will without a doubt breathe the air of old times into your landscaping. Of course, the most natural way for them to age is to leave them unattended for a few years. However, most of you do not have the time to wait for the planters to …

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How To Clean Concrete Statues [The Easy & Cheap Way]

Over time, with the rain and wind your concrete ornament will get dirty. It happens! There is no way around it unless you keep it inside. But we know they’re not meant for that. So, I’m gonna tell you how I clean my own statues that we have in our yard here. It’s not fancy …

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How To Winterize Concrete Statues [So They Last]

How To Winterize Concrete Statues There are 2 ways I know of to do this. First one is, is take them inside and out of the elements till winter is over. Or, you could set them on top of stone or another concrete surface. The general idea is to keep them out of the water, …

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How To Stain Concrete Statues [The Right Way]

Some years back I saw my dad staining wood he was using to make a wishing well and wondered if I could stain the concrete statuary I make. So I did a bunch of research and testing to see what works and what didn’t. Here is what I came up with. How To Stain Concrete …

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Concrete Statue Molds [Where to Buy & How To Make]

Concrete Statue Molds If you’re looking to add to your inventory or even just get started in the business, you came to the right place! Here I will tell you where you can find molds that aren’t so expensive. This part of the business is where you’ll spend the most money, but getting it back …

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