Making Your Own Concrete

Would anyone have the ingredients to make homemade builders mix, aka, concrete? Thanks Thrifty Fun for this fabulous site. Cheers.

By Thil from Wellington, New Zealand

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September 18, 20090 found this helpful

Got this from a UK DIY TV Show:-))

Concrete Mixtures

For Bedding Bricks

4 sharp sand

2 soft sand

1 cement

2 caps of mortar plasticyser gives longer before setting

Grouting Mixture

2 sharp sand

2 soft sand

1 cement

For a concrete Base

4 coarse gravel

2 sand

1 cement

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