hypertufa millstone

dougy2040(zone 6)February 5, 2012

I made three of these 25" wide, 4" tall hypertufa millstone for decorations. Used a hot water heater drain pan for a mold and a piece of 4" tall lawn edging.

Then drew the lines on the 2nd day and unmolded.

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chevy57red(3/4 MN)

Very nice.. will look great in the gardens.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 5:06AM
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mommyandme2

Very realistic looking.

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 7:00AM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Beautiful. They will be gorgeous in the garden.
Kathy

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 7:08AM
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Marlene Kindred

Awesome! It looks totally authentic!

    Bookmark   February 7, 2012 at 4:26PM
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jeannespines

Great work! Will be wonderful in your gardens! TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   February 8, 2012 at 10:39PM
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posieh(3)

Good job! I'm wondering how much they weigh?

    Bookmark   February 10, 2012 at 11:38AM
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dougy2040(zone 6)

Hi posieh,
these weigh approx 40-45 pounds.
I use in equal parts, 1 five gallon bucket of portland cement, 1 five gallon bucket of peat moss, 1 five gallon bucket of perlite.
((A 90 pound bag of portland cement will fill a five gallon bucket "twice".))
I'm trying to plan some other projects.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2012 at 5:49PM
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dougy2040(zone 6)

Hi all, I'd also like to add, thanks for the compliments on the millstone.

    Bookmark   February 13, 2012 at 5:22PM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

Can hardly wait to get the cement mixer I just bought, up and running now! How Inspiring!

    Bookmark   February 14, 2012 at 1:45PM
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