Last summer I made my first set of hypertufa planters. They have the l… :: Hometalk

Making Lightweight Hypertufa Planters

Very good step-by-step to make #Papercrete. A mix of about 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts Portland cement and 1 part perlite. Lighter than hyperturfa and perfect newspaper recycling. Should also be good to make #raised beds and #retaining walls.

Very good step-by-step to make #Papercrete. A mix of about 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts Portland cement and 1 part perlite. Lighter than hyperturfa and perfect newspaper recycling. Should also be good to make #raised beds and #retaining walls.

Easy DIY Hypertufa Projects | The Garden Glove ~ Hypertufa is a mix of concrete and other elements that is lightweight, easy to work with, can be molded or even carved, and is a perfect project for both beginner and experienced crafters and gardeners.

Easy DIY Hypertufa Projects

Easy DIY Hypertufa Projects | The Garden Glove ~ Hypertufa is a mix of concrete and other elements that is lightweight, easy to work with, can be molded or even carved, and is a perfect project for both beginner and experienced crafters and gardeners.

Hyperutfa SculptureRecipe for application over the armature and to build up thickness desired: 1 part Portland cement 1½ parts peat moss 1½ parts coarse sand Handful of poly fibers Handful of silica fume  Recipe for the Final Layer(s) 1 part Portland cement 1 part peat moss 1 part coarse sand Elmer’s Carpenter’s Exterior Wood Glue (or other bonding agent)

Hyperutfa SculptureRecipe for application over the armature and to build up thickness desired: 1 part Portland cement 1½ parts peat moss 1½ parts coarse sand Handful of poly fibers Handful of silica fume Recipe for the Final Layer(s) 1 part Portland cement 1 part peat moss 1 part coarse sand Elmer’s Carpenter’s Exterior Wood Glue (or other bonding agent)

❧ Papercrete. use 1 3/4 parts paper well pulped, 1 part portland cement, and 1/2 part perlite. Seems to make a very strong mix. After making the mold for the larger square containers I am working on more molds. The largest containers are 11″ X 19″ x 5″

❧ Papercrete. use 1 3/4 parts paper well pulped, 1 part portland cement, and 1/2 part perlite. Seems to make a very strong mix. After making the mold for the larger square containers I am working on more molds. The largest containers are 11″ X 19″ x 5″

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Ash Grove Lime and Portland Cement Company :: Bostwick-Frohardt Collection

Ash Grove Lime and Portland Cement Company :: Bostwick-Frohardt Collection

The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers.

The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers.

Vintage 1969 Glass Calendar Ashtray General Portland Cement Overland Park, KS

Vintage 1969 Glass Calendar Ashtray General Portland Cement Overland Park, KS

Concrete raises climate-change concerns because manufacturing its primary component, Portland cement, is responsible for as much as 8 percent of human carbon dioxide emissions. Even worse from an environmental standpoint, forecasters predict Portland cement production will double over the next...

Concrete raises climate-change concerns because manufacturing its primary component, Portland cement, is responsible for as much as 8 percent of human carbon dioxide emissions. Even worse from an environmental standpoint, forecasters predict Portland cement production will double over the next...

This is a guide about hypertufa craft projects. This simple mixture of Portland…

Hypertufa Craft Projects

In situ solidification is most commonly performed through the addition of Portland cement alone, or in combination with other additives; blast furnace slag, cement kiln dust, flyash, bentonite, and activated carbon to name a few examples. Project objectives vary, but generally permeability reduction and strength increase are the most important.

In situ solidification is most commonly performed through the addition of Portland cement alone, or in combination with other additives; blast furnace slag, cement kiln dust, flyash, bentonite, and activated carbon to name a few examples. Project objectives vary, but generally permeability reduction and strength increase are the most important.

Portland cement-what concrete is made with  Any Portland cement will do, it all depends on the aggregate used. I use a fine grade brick sand that I get at my local garden center. Do not use play sand or sand from the beach, they are too coarse.

Portland cement-what concrete is made with Any Portland cement will do, it all depends on the aggregate used. I use a fine grade brick sand that I get at my local garden center. Do not use play sand or sand from the beach, they are too coarse.

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