Concrete countertops: designs, forms, and finishes for the new kitchen and bath

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Taunton Press, 2002 - Architecture - 208 pages
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This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative concrete countertops. Homeowners will be inspired by the 350 color photographs that bring this exciting medium to life.

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This is an awesome book. It gives you all you need to know to make concrete countertops. Read full review

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This book will leave you in the dark. A lot of really pretty pictures with no real content. Read full review

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Fu-Tung Cheng is known internationally for his sophisticated and innovative concrete designs for the home market. He heads the Berkeley-based Cheng Design, a firm that also produces prized kitchen ventilation units and GeocreteTM, a boutique line of sculptural concrete countertops. Cheng was the author of "Concrete Countertops," the book that launched the concrete countertop revolution.

Eric Olsen is a journalist. He has published hundreds of magazine articles, a few short stories, and six nonfiction books. Olsen directed the International Institute of Modern Letters, a literary think-tank that helped writers who were victims of censorship, and created the first American City of Asylum, in Las Vegas. He was also the executive editor at Time Inc. Health, a Time Warner company. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop. He lives in Las Vegas.

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