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These 10 Sturdy Furniture DIYs All Share 1 Secret Ingredient

Bob Vila Logo By Oliver Harriett of Bob Vila | Slide 1 of 11: So, you’ve crafted a few small projects for your place and are eager to join the DIY big leagues and make yourself some serious furniture. Lucky for you, creating custom home furnishings doesn't always require heavy-duty power saws and sophisticated woodworking equipment. In fact, you can build striking, solid pieces using a handful of fairly basic supplies—things like buckets and wheelbarrows—along with a versatile and durable material: concrete. Yep, tables, benches, and even a beautiful addition to the bathroom can take shape from mixed concrete. As you’ll see here, devotees of Quikrete Cement & Concrete certainly create amazing stuff, and their professional-looking results belie how easy and fun the projects can be. So, whether you want some new surfaces for entertaining (indoors or out), need inventive storage solutions, or just feel like fashioning some functional furniture, get clicking for inspiration on how you can kill it with concrete!

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So, you’ve crafted a few small projects for your place and are eager to join the DIY big leagues and make yourself some serious furniture. Lucky for you, creating custom home furnishings doesn't always require heavy-duty power saws and sophisticated woodworking equipment. In fact, you can build striking, solid pieces using a handful of fairly basic supplies—things like buckets and wheelbarrows—along with a versatile and durable material: concrete.

Yep, tables, benches, and even a beautiful addition to the bathroom can take shape from mixed concrete. As you’ll see here, devotees of Quikrete Cement & Concrete certainly create amazing stuff, and their professional-looking results belie how easy and fun the projects can be. So, whether you want some new surfaces for entertaining (indoors or out), need inventive storage solutions, or just feel like fashioning some functional furniture, get clicking for inspiration on how you can kill it with concrete!

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