Learn all the steps necessary to create four whimsical, decorative concrete garden ornaments. With 177 clear color photos and informative text, readers discover the techniques for mixing concrete, creating wire armature frameworks, applying and detailing the concrete, and painting the piece once the concrete mix has set. Following T.J. Neil's techniques, you will successfully complete a turtle planter, a gnome planter, a tree stump planter, and a working dolphin fountain. This book will be a joy for everyone who likes to work with their hands.
T.J. Neil has been creating concrete sculptures for thirty years that are owned by individuals and organizations across the United States. This is his second book with Schiffer Publishing. He lives and works in Florida.