Very good step-by-step to make Papercrete. A mix of about 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts Portland cement and 1 part perlite. Lighter than hyperturfa and perfect newspaper recycling. Should also be good to make raised beds and retaining walls.
Fake Boulders - how to make = boxes covered with garbage bags, then cover the boxes with chicken wire, then cover "rock" shape with about 3 inches of pigmented hypertufa (portland cement, sand, peat moss mix).
They were created using an old tennis ball that is cut in half and a little bit of Portland Cement. Once dried they popped out of the tennis ball easily, then spray painted them, and sealed the paint with some outdoor spray sealant.
Homemade furnace refractories: The refractory mix is composed of Portland cement parts), silica sand parts), perlite parts) and fireclay parts). The first three components are mixed together thoroughly.
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Papercrete: Proportions are 2 parts Portland Cement, 2 parts (dry volume) finely shredded paper loosely packed, & parts sand or perlite. Papercrete has a fairly smooth consistency & paper fibers make it easy to shape. When ready t
Recipe - Heavy Duty This recipe is heavier than most Hypertufa and is ideal for troughs and containers for cold climates as well as large objects and stepping stones. 1 Part Sterile Potting Mix (No fertilizer), 1 Part Portland Cement, Water
Rocks out of boxes covered with garbage bags, then covered the boxes with chicken wire, then covered "rock" with about 3 inches of pigmented hypertufa (portland cement, sand, peat moss mix). Gardenweb has a hupertufa forum that is interesting.