Bob Harris’ Guide to Stamped Concrete is a 144 page full color, fully illustrated, step-by-step guide that provides contractors with detailed information and practical tips to stamping concrete.
The guide shows contractors where to find good designs, the five methods of imparting color to stamped concrete work, placing the concrete to facilitate stamping, and the stamping process from A-Z. With a complete, illustrated description of the entire stamping process, contractors can apply Bob Harris’ expertise to their own stamped projects to satisfy their clients with beautiful, durable works of art in concrete.
Bob Harris’ Guide to Stamped Concrete teaches contractors the skills necessary to produce quality stamped concrete, but also shares Harris’ professional knowledge of taking stamping to new levels of originality. From incorporating architectural finishes into the stamping design to blending a multitude of colors that mimic natural materials, this guide provides an in-depth account of how to go from ordinary to extraordinary with stamped concrete.
Author Bob Harris, president of the Decorative Concrete Institute, shares his stamping methods as well as the many tricks and tips he has learned after 25 years experience in the construction industry.As director of product training for nearly a decade with a large manufacturer of decorative concrete products, Harris has conducted hands-on training seminars in architectural concrete in locations around the world, and has personally placed and/or supervised the placement of over three million square feet of decorative concrete, including work for some of the major Disney theme parks in Orlando, Florida.