Woodform concrete sink by JM Lifestyle | CHENG Concrete Exchange

Woodform Concrete Showstopper at 2015 Architectural Digest Show in NYC

Award Winning JM Lifestyle’s Woodform concrete is featured in Consumer Reports Hottest Trends List along with a glowing review by FuTung Cheng. Take a look at one their award winning Woodform kitchen designs and an award winning bath in the Concrete Exchange Design Gallery or if you’re interested in hiring JM Lifestyle for your next project, be sure to check …

Mike and Clay adding basalt rebar to a precast concrete countertop | CHENG Concrete Exchange

Concrete Countertop Casting Demonstration

Once again, thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday’s concrete countertop casting demonstration. It was great having so many of you there with a lot of really good questions. We can’t wait to see you next Saturday 3/21 for the GFRC casting demonstration. A few spaces are still available. It’s free so if you’d like to join us, register here. UPDATE: The 3/21 GFRC casting …

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The Best DIY Concrete Project for Beginners

March has finally arrived and winter’s frigid grip is melting. You know what that means, right? It’s time to get outside and wrap up last year’s projects or start entirely new ones. This is also the time of year when we get a lot of calls from DIY concrete beginners who want to get their hands dirty but aren’t quite sure where …

Clay templating a concrete countertop project during the CHENG Concrete Countertop Form Making Demonstration

Concrete Exchange Hosts Their First Training at New Warehouse

A big THANK YOU to everyone who attended the concrete countertop forming demo this morning in our newly renovated warehouse at 1036 Grayson Street, Berkeley, CA. It was fun to have so many good folks to share our love of concrete countertops with, and we can’t wait to see you next weekend for the concrete casting demonstration. Space is still available, it’s free, so …

Concrete kitchen island and concrete countertops, House 6 by Fu-Tung Cheng, Cheng Design | Concrete Exchange

Announcing the New Concreteexchange.com

The new concreteexchange.com has just launched and WOW are we excited! The site hosts a huge collection of materials on concrete design, fabrication, products, and of course, how-to instructions for concrete countertops, furniture,  and small beginner projects. We could drone on and on about all that is new at concreteexchange.com, but figured a quick tour would be more fun and effective. How-to Center …

El Campanario De Panchoy - Concrete Avocado Farm | Concrete Exchange

Off the Grid Avocado Farm

On Top of the World in Antigua, Guatemala Project Scope: An Eco-Resort consisting of 4 buildings, a main building and 3 casitas, situated on a 100-acre, mountain-top avocado farm site Project Timeframe: Estimated completion December 2013 Building Materials: Local rock, on-site adobe, brick, site-harvested and sustainable wood, plaster, stucco, and CHENG Countertop Pro-Formula Pro-Formula Colors: Amber, Saddle, Brick, Tahoe, and …

Concrete Chair by Don Welsh | Concrete Exchange

Webster Concrete Chair

Curve Appeal Don Welsh owner of eleven39.com and everydaySolutions contracting in Leucadia CA designed and created the Webster Chair, a unity of concrete, steel and teak. The design is an adult version of his wooden chair he made for his nephew. The “Webster Chair” is available in either CHENG Outdoor Pro-Formula mix or CHENG D-FRC. The curved concrete combined with …

Concrete Kitchen by Bruce Sullivan | Concrete Exchange

Sullivan Outdoor Kitchen

New Kind of “Charcoal” for Green Egg Smoker Bruce Sullivan founded Sullivan Custom Stoneworks in 1999 and has since crafted hundreds of works of art in stone to enhance the beauty and functionality of Maine homes and landscapes.The clients of this outdoor kitchen project, located amidst the majestic backdrop of lush forest, wanted a stone grill, smoker, and a burner …

Drake Concrete and Steel Bench by Ron Haratyk and Brett Haydn | Concrete Exchange

Drake Concrete and Steel Bench

A Perfect Balance of Materials Project Location: Solana Beach, CA Project Turnaround: 2 weeks Made with: CHENG Outdoor Pro-Formula + Recycled Steel Tubing Color: Platinum, 2.5 cu.ft. ($90) Project Dimensions: 4’4″L x 12″W x 20″H Kudos: Honorable Mention, Circle of Distinction Design Challenge Project by: Ron Haratyk + Brett Haydn Designs Ron Haratyk, a 40-year veteran of concrete and owner …

Concrete Kitchen Island and Countertop by Fu-Tung Cheng | Concrete Exchange

Modern Concrete Meets Traditional Style in a San Francisco High-Rise Designed by Cheng Design

Two Units Combined Into One Vision Project Scope: Remodel of a high-rise luxury condominium Project Timeframe: 1 year from design to completion Building Material Highlights: Concrete, Reclaimed Koa, river washed granite, raw steel, 3 form translucent panels, custom ceramic tile, Mexican pebble tile, cedar Pro-Formula Colors: Sand, Olive, and Charcoal Project Location: San Francisco, CA AN INTERVIEW WITH FU-TUNG CHENG …