Turquoise Trail Concrete Counter Top: This beautiful kitchen counter top has bar seating, and a serpentine inlay of local Cerrillos turquoise.
Surf Coffee Table: This modernistic coffee table has combined the formalness of elegant wood, with the industrial feel of concrete, accented with colored glass and polished concrete aggregate. Dimensions: 66 L x 16 W x 12 H
Kitchen Island: This table features multiple colors of concrete and wooden inlays to create an intricate design. With the walnut frame and castors, this piece is equally beautiful as it is functional. Dimensions: 39 L x 20 W x 32 H
Charcoal Concrete Counter Top: This simple counter, complete with backsplash, adds a touch of character to this galley kitchen. It is a two piece construction with an s-curve seam.
Bathroom Vanity: This concrete top supporting a raised basin is an example of how simple inlays can transform a basic item into a focal point.
King Kong Coffee Table/Bench: This quirky piece can double as a table or bench, featuring elegant curves with playful inlays of small toys cast in resin. Dimensions: 54 L x 22 W x 15 H
Dirty Water Concrete Tile: This artwork is ready to hang on your wall, or it can be used as an inlay to create murals in larger pouring’s, such as retaining walls. Dimensions: 17 L x 9 W x 2 H
Adding Inlay Work: Once the mold has been constructed, the intricate inlay work is glued to the mold.
Loading the Mixer: A proprietary mix of additives is used to ensure the concrete has higher quality finish and greater strength which reduces cracking.
Curing in the Mold: The finishing of the surface is not recommended on green concrete, therefore it is cured in the mold for 30 days. This ensures it has gained enough strength to prevent most micro fractures.
Detail of the drip edge where the turquoise inlay folds over.
Detail of the wood and glass inlays within the glossy surface.
Detail showing the curved face with the multiple colors of concrete and wood inlay.
The kitchen counter top in process. Here you can see the two part construction. An s-curve was chosen to add a design element to the ensuing grout seam. Typically, a counter top that has a run greater than 8 feet requires a seam.
Detail of the bathroom vanity showing the glass, metal, and stone inlays.
At home on the patio with the concrete table, mounted on castors for easy mobility.
Day Dreaming Boy Concrete Tile: This artwork is ready to hang on your wall, or it can be used as an inlay to create murals in larger pouring’s, such as retaining walls. Dimensions: 17 L x 9 W x 2 H
Here the inlay work of turquoise has been carefully affixed to the mold bottom, which will be the surface of the piece after the hardened concrete is flipped out of the mold.
Pouring the Concrete: The concrete must be carefully troweled in over the inlay work.
Finishing: After the concrete is flipped from the mold, the inlay work must be retouched and the piece then polished to the desired finish.