Introduction to GFRC Casting


Join us for this comprehensive 2 day course​ where we cover everything you need to know to start making your own pieces of concrete furniture. Whether for your own project, or for your customers, we will set you up with the skills you need to get it right first time.

Next courses

 – Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 2023
 – Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2023
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A hands-on, detail orientated GFRC fabrication course, including theory but mostly lots of practice in the workshop with our fabricators.


At Concrete Studio:

5 Mather Road, Beaconsfield, WA


The courses run from 8am to 4pm both days with a break for a lunch (provided by us).

What you will make

– a concrete vanity top with integrated basin

– a small concrete benchtop / table

– other items as time allows (small basins etc)

These are yours to keep if you wish.

This is a hands-on course with a couple of hours theory at the start of each day. You do all the making.

What our past students say

All the reviews are here on our Google listing

The Course in More Detail


  • Background to GFRC
  • Where / when it is used
  • Pros / cons and strengths / weaknesses vs traditional concrete
  • The differences in formwork and casting
  • Equipment needed


  • Types of materials and outcomes
  • Moulding set up: tricks and techniques
  • Assembling  and prepping bench top and table moulds
  • Assembling  and prepping fibreglass sink moulds
  • Making moulds for cutouts and taps


  • Mix design and methods
  • Spraying GFRC mist and backing coats
  • Applying reinforcements
  • Creating weight-saving voids and foam-core concrete
  • Demoulding, handling and storage

Polishing / Sealing

  • Prepping cured concrete for finishing
  • Different types of sealers and their applications
  • Grouting pinholes
  • Polishing and detailing
  • Packing, handling and storage for delivery.


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– All students are required to follow the workplace safety guidelines of our factory at all times
– Steel capped shoes are not required but are advised
– Bookings are not refundable but can be rescheduled to a later course with a minimum of one week’s notice

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