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Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Redwing, 30th Jan, 2016.

  1. Redwing

    Redwing Well-Known Member

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    Why not both

    Concrete stained and scored to look like wood

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  2. Bran

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    Who does this?? I need it
     
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  3. Xenia

    Xenia Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    That looks incredible.
     
  4. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    What type of screws do you use for that?
     
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  5. WattleIdo

    WattleIdo renovating Premium Member

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    Looks good.
     
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    Sonamic Well-Known Member

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    Amazing! Where was this post about 3 months ago. :oops:
     
  7. vbplease

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    should be able to find a nice hardwood timber screw to blend in ;)
     
  8. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    Is it stencil Crete? My folks got the back patio done with stencil Crete to look like tiles, 400x400 squares
     
  9. vbplease

    vbplease Well-Known Member

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    Sand and polish every 6 or 12 months?
     
  10. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    Nah it's concrete every 18mths
     
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  11. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    He is a bit cute I guess ;)
     
  13. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    Haha - glad you like him ;)

    It's always fun putting a face to a name.
     
  14. bob shovel

    bob shovel Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to say not him, and it's America
     
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    How well does it stand up to termites?
     
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  18. Chilliblue

    Chilliblue Well-Known Member

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    I want it
     
  19. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Not like it's rocket surgery - pour and finish slab as per normal, after the initial set hit it with the wood float to bring excess slurry & fines to the surface then lay rough sawn pine/douglas fir/Oregon boards over the surface.

    Walk them in to stamp the grain. Lift, cure & stain.

    Even a concretor could do it ;)
     
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