Sometimes concrete columns are the best available choice. But how do you make ugly concrete columns look good besides burying them inside walls? Covering the columns with stone veneer/stone facing is one good option.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rfwnQwpVDlE Here’s an innovative way to cover walls. Fusion stone doesn’t require mortar. Stones are held in place with clips and screws. You can see a close-up of the stone and mounting system at about 50 seconds. It’s possible to do something similar with cast thin geopolymer stone with grooves in the edges.
Getting the plaster on an earthbag wall nice and flat can be quite challenging. You can save plaster work by covering the rough plaster with stone. You can buy flat stone facing. This is sandstone. Or you can get stone from out on the prairie or up in the mountains. You want flat stone that … Read more