Build a Concrete Walkway Learn how to build forms, install steel reinforcement, pour concrete, use floats and trowels, and stamp a decorative pattern with Rick Arnold
Installing a concrete walkway is an easy improvement to your home's entry that anyone with a few friends and a day of good weather can tackle. In this video series you'll learn how to shape and build forms for your custom walkway, install and secure steel reinforcement to add the necessary strength, and how to pour the concrete. You'll also learn how to use floats and trowels to prepare the surface for the final finish and stamp a decorative cobble stone and granite pattern.
A stone or brick texture adds character to a plain concrete path.
About the Author
Rick Arnold knows his stuff. During his tenure as a contributing editor for Fine Homebuilding, Rick has written several dozen articles related to framing and roofing, and he's also one of our most trusted tool reviewers. You'll find Rick, more often than not, holding the other end of a board with his frequent collaborator, Mike Guertin.
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