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Book review: “Concrete Design” by Sarah Gaventa

I was looking for other books about Concrete Crafting and this 2006 book “Concrete Design; the extraordinary nature of concrete” by Sarah Gaventa was suggested. It was in Reading Central Library and so I went and perused it there. It is quite different to the other three books on concrete that I have reviewed they …

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Book Review: Making Concrete Pots, Bowls and Platters by Hester van Overbeek

This is a beautiful book, with suggestions for making: pots, bowls and platters that are right on trend. Any crafter would be pleased to receive it as a gift, for all the clever suggestions as to what can be made with concrete. However I would not recommend it to someone who was a beginner, it …

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Book review: “Concrete Crafts” by Sania Hedengren and Susanna Zacke

“Concrete Crafts” by Sania Hedengren and Susanna Zacke is sub-titled: Simple Projects from Jewellery to Place Settings, Bird Baths to Umbrella Stands The authors are Swedish and have published a number of craft books using different media including upcylced objects, yarn and concrete. The blurb on the dustcover of this book says their books are …

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Book review: Concrete Crafts by Alan Wycheck

Alan Wycheck’s book “Concrete Crafts” is sub-titled: “Making Modern Accessories for the Home and Garden”. Glancing through the book I thought it not very suitable for me as it was very US oriented. The measurements were all imperial, the products used were available in the US, and even the language was American (e.g. mixture was …

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