Course curriculum

  • 1

    {Welcome to the Workshop}

    • Read This First

    • Welcome to DIY Concrete Countertop E-Workshop

    • Step by Step Instructions with Links

  • 2

    {Stage 1} Decisions to Consider BEFORE you start

    • Stage 1- Concrete Countertop Workshop Overview

    • Stage 1-Pour In place or Offsite

    • Stage 1-Workshop Wisdom-Not our first project

    • Onsite or Offsite Pros & Cons

    • Workshop Wisdom- About Pouring Offsite

  • 3

    {Stage 2} Coloring Your Concrete Countertops

    • Stage 2- Color Options

    • Stage 2- Selecting color for your Concrete Countertops

    • Wet and Dry Pros and Cons

    • Workshop Wisdom- About Color

    • Color Tips and Tricks

    • Workshop Wisdom- About Stain and Tint

  • 4

    {Stage 3} Preparation- Tool Suggestions

    • {Stage 3} What tool you need & Where to get them

    • Tool Checklist

  • 5

    {Stage 4} Materials Required

    • What MATERIALS you need and a TIMELINE

    • Materials Checklist

    • Workshop Wisdom- Materials

    • Workshop Wisdom- Internal Reinforcement

  • 6

    {Stage 5} Timeline Suggestions

    • When you use your tools & materials for each stage

    • It's Go Time: Project Master Step by Step List with Tools and Materials Needed for each Stage

  • 7

    {Appendix 1} Sample Test Pieces

    • Appendix 1-Sample Piece- Free standing countertop

    • Appendix 1- Sample suggestions for the bathroom

    • Sample Piece Tips and Ideas

  • 8

    {Appendix 2} Sealing Your Countertop

    • Workshop Wisdom- What type of shine determines how you seal your countertops.

  • 9

    {Appendix 3} Care & Maintenance

    • Quick Tips to Caring for your countertops!

  • 10

    {Appendix 4} . Interview with Family that Poured Countertops Off Site

    • Time Stamp of Interview

    • Time Stamp

    • Tips & Wisdom