Bag of CX chopped basalt fiber

CX Basalt Fiber is the New Kid on the Block

We’re skeptics when words like “revolutionary” are used to describe new products, but when it came to basalt fiber reinforcement for concrete, it’s the only word that fits. To help explain why basalt is so perfectly suited for concrete reinforcement, we’ve asked Mike Heidebrink, President of Concrete Exchange, to share a few of the questions he answers daily about CX …

Schönox North America

Concrete Exchange partners with HPS Schönox to provide the full line of Schönox subfloor products.

Cement Based Rapid Drying Smoothing and Finishing Compound suitable to provide a smooth finish on various substrates in interior areas. Schönox SL can be installed as a true featheredge. Wear rated, cement based self-leveling compound and concrete topping designed for a variety of applications over existing concrete. Ideal for retail environments, restaurants, public buildings, entry ways, offices to warehouse or …

GFRC Concrete Countertop Casting | CHENG Concrete Exchange

Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Countertop Casting Demonstration

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Fiber-Reinforced 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 in more of the Saturday morning demonstrations. They’re free, so if you’d like to join us, register here. For those who couldn’t make it to this weeks concrete countertop …

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. For those who couldn’t make it to yesterday’s session, we’ve pulled together a few photographs and videos from the class so you can follow along. In this weekly series of demonstrations we’re …

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 …