"Water, Light & Fire: Advanced 3-D Concrete" teaches concrete countertop professionals to create complex, 3-dimensional GFRC projects

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) February 21, 2012 - The 3-day class "Water, Light & Fire: Advanced 3-Dimensional Concrete" includes instruction on fireplaces, fire pits, curved, three dimensional pieces, furniture and desks, fiber optics and other lighting effects, basic fabric forming, water features and fountains, integral sinks, vessel sinks, ramp sinks, rubber mold making, a variety of drainboard styles, and showers. The class will be held April 18 to 20, 2012 near Chicago.

    Students will create three different projects incorporating fire burners, fabric forming, fiber optics, water features and more. They will also receive detailed handouts with essential information about water pumps, fire burner safety, waterproofing for showers, rubber mold making, and more, all with step-by-step instructions and material and equipment lists.

    Jeff Girard, President of The Concrete Countertop Institute, says, "So many concrete countertop professionals are incredibly creative and want to reach new markets with three-dimensional projects such as fire pits and water features, but they lack the knowledge and the confidence to step up to the next level and actually execute these complex projects. This class will give them that knowledge and confidence. Students will not only create some super-cool projects, but also truly understand what's going on behind the scenes so that they are confident there won't be any problems. As always with CCI classes, they will learn not just how, but why."

    The class is limited to 12 students. Students must have experience in Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC), or attend the GFRC 101 class the preceding two days. Further details about the class and registration are available at www.ConcreteCountertopInstitute.com/Advanced or by contacting info ( @ ) ConcreteCountertopInstitute dot com or 888-386-7711 dot

    About The Concrete Countertop Institute: The Concrete Countertop Institute's mission is to help concrete countertop professionals succeed. The Institute provides contractors with intensive training via hands-on and self-study classes and information and networking opportunities via its membership programs. For more information, contact Lane Mangum at 888-386-7711 or visit www.ConcreteCountertopInstitute.com.

    contact: Lane Mangum
    company: The Concrete Countertop Institute
    phone: 888-386-7711
    email: lanem ( @ ) concretecountertopinstitute dot com

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