Learn how to make concrete bench tops, tables and sinks in this comprehensive 2.5 day course

GFRC ESSENTIAL

Course Price - $1990 (usual price $2190)

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What?

A hands-on, detail orientated GFRC fabrication course, including theory but mostly lots of practice in the workshop with our fabricators.

Where?

In the Concrete Studio workshop:

5 Mather Road, Beaconsfield, WA

When?

28th to 30th October

  • 28th :- 8.30am to approx 4pm
  • 29th :- 8.30am to approx 4pm
  • 30th :- 9am to 12pm

The Course in More Detail

Theory

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

Moulds

  • 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

Casting

  • 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.

Some videos from the last course

What you will make

On the course you will make at least the following:

a 1200mm long vanity top with integrated basin (RRP $2290)

a 1200mm reinforced table top / bench top (RRP $500)

a vessel basin (RRP $660)

All of these are yours to keep if you wish.

That is $3450 of finished products as well as the knowledge to keep making more high quality GFRC.

This is a hands-on course with a couple of hours practical 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

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Terms
– 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

If you have any queries, please get in touch using our contact form on the Contact Us Page or call 08 6226 9670

The deadline for 2021 orders is approaching. For custom orders please aim to notify us by the end of September 2021.