Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Which Form 2220 Attach

Instructions and Help about Which Form 2220 Attach

All right Peter you're already working in here that's good are you doing and so you actually do a lot of work in concrete don't you we do quite a bit of work in concrete we do everything from fire pits bars outside seating areas a number of things lately though we're doing a lot of countertops for a homeowner perfect just what we need and so how do we start with this countertop well this countertop we actually got here earlier today and we made a template of the countertops in the house so what we do is we take this quarter inch luan yeah and we run it around the perimeter of the countertop in the kitchen so we have the faces of a countertop we have the walls and the walls and the sides everywhere that these pieces intersect we put a bead of hot glue and we stick them together okay when we're done with that we label all of it so that we know what things go where we do this for every section of the countertop in the kitchen all right now we've got one of the sections here that l-shaped section this is the template what's next Nyx's we're going to build a form which is a mold for the concrete to be poured into we're going to be building it right on top of this melamine here okay melamine is particle board with the thermofoil face on it the reason why we use that is because it's smooth and waterproof all right now these are going to be the sides of our countertop they're two inches thick we're going to have a two inch thick countertop we rip these down earlier and now I'm going to cut these two lengths okay so we have all of our side pieces of our form cut we have our template laying here on the melamine now we've taken the template and it's upside down the reason why we do that is because we want to pour our countertop upside down so that the soft surface of the countertop is as smooth as a Melanie right okay now put the pieces tight to the template and hot glue them together how long does it take for the glue to set up the glue sets up in just a couple minutes at all and this is strong enough to hold back the wet way to the concrete yeah this will easily hold it back so if you have several forms to make can you reuse any of this melamine we can you reuse the sheet but we can't reuse the sides because it will absorb too much water and distorted so wherever we have an inside corner we might our the ends so that there's no exposed particle board so if you were to take a button and put it right in there that exposed particle board would soak up the wet concrete that's right no good no good at all so once we put this together we put a bead of silicone in here to make sure that there's no water getting into that joint okay so the glue set so now we can take out the template okay I'll just set this right over here and I'm going to run a bead of paste wax around the inside edge of the form on the edge and in the corners we have sharp angles we're going to fill that with silicone so what is the silicone do for us silicone is going to do two things it's going to waterproof the bottom of the form and it's going to ease the edge of the countertop so that we'll round it over a little bit mark yeah well give the countertop a nice round over now we're going to take this tool which is basically a piece of 3/8 plastic dowel cut on a 45 we use this tool to smooth out the corners good now we just have to wait for the silicone to set up so you remember that wax that I put on earlier mm-hmm that's going to allow us to peel the excess silicone right off the form so you see how easy this is comes right off do you think you guys can handle the rest of this I think so all right I'm gonna go start mixing the concrete okay we're gonna now mix two batches of concrete the first batch is gonna contain sand cement a polymer that makes your concrete stronger and a pigment that will give it a dark gray color well that looks good so are we ready to pour this in the form well we're not going to pour the first batch we're gonna spray it ah okay want to make sure the form is really clean so I vacuumed it out and now I'm going to wipe it down with acetone this air sprayer that I'm using puts on a nice quarter inch layer of concrete that will give us a nice smooth surface for the countertop Cory's putting down an aggregate which is slightly larger pieces of stone that will show through when we polish the countertop our second batch of concrete is same ingredients as a first batch the only differences we're adding these glass fibers that keep the concrete all its strength you know Kim thank you okay so what's the technique here we're going to pour it in loosen gingerly just over the piece okay just spread this right around nice thin layer right over everything so we're doing this in the list of 3/8 of an inch in between each lift we're going to use these rollers to compact it okay it looks good what we're doing here with the compactors is we're pushing the air bubbles out of the concrete so you have a nice dense layer how much pressure should we apply just to like pressure just

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