How-To: Cast concrete tombstones

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How-To:  Cast concrete tombstones
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Fast, easy tutorial from Lenore of Evil Mad Scientist Labs. I wonder whether you might not use polystyrene beads as an aggregate to reduce weight?

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4 thoughts on “How-To: Cast concrete tombstones

  1. Daniel says:

    Yes, you can use styrofoam beads as aggregate to bring the weight down. In fact, shredded styrofoam packaging would work just fine in this application. I have quite a bit of experience making lightweight concrete for the national concrete canoe competition.

  2. Concrete Polishing says:

    Nice post to read, all about a very nice blog and good stuff to read here.

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