[caption id="attachment_143" align="aligncenter" width="625"]Concrete casts Casting concrete[/caption] I have been intrigued by concrete as a material for small scale construction.  It's not a particularly pretty finish visually, or to the touch.  So I wanted to explore a little more with dyes and texture. Casting larger pieces with re-enforced rebar and wire mesh I have done for stairs. Much of this work was inspired by Chen's book on concrete countertops that I did for our upstairs bathroom and a second floor bathroom.