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CNBT 1413 Concrete I photos

Building piers and footings photos | Building a slab photos | First Round Rock class

Concrete classes work on a variety of projects while learning how to handle concrete.
One class built a bay for the maintenance department.



Before work began
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After excavating the footings with a backhoe, the rebar is installed and the frame and end of the footings are added.
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Concrete is poured and the vertical rebar for the walls is added
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Then students build the forms and supports for the bay walls
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The concrete bay is finished!
completed concrete bay
Another class built concrete steps. Step one was the frame
frame for concrete steps
Concrete is placed into frame...
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...the frame is removed and the steps are done!
finished steps

This class also built concrete countertops. First they built the forms to hold and shape the concrete, then they mixed the concrete and...

place it in the countertop forms.
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They add wire mesh for support, then more concrete.
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The instructor demonstrates how to screed the concrete to even the top
screeding concrete to make it smooth
Later a student finishes the countertops with a water sander
sanding concrete countertop
Finished countertop installed by the classrooms...
installed countertop

installed where students can enjoy it!
concrete countertop installed by sink
Another class worked on decorative concrete projects including a kidney-shaped top for a side table...
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...and built and installed countertops in a classroom.
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