Important Announcement

Holiday Notice - Christmas

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Friday, December 24th in observance of Christmas. Resuming normal operations on Monday, December 27th.

Holiday Notice - New Year's

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Friday, December 31st in observance of New Year's Day. Resuming normal operations Monday, January 3rd.

Holiday Notice - President's Day

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Monday, February 21st in observance of President's Day. Resuming normal operations on Tuesday, February 22nd.

Holiday Notice - Easter

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Friday, April 15th in observance of Easter Weekend. Resuming normal operations on Monday, April 18th.

Holiday Notice - Memorial Day

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. Resuming normal operations on Tuesday, May 31st.

Holiday Notice - Independence Day

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Resuming normal operations on Tuesday, July 5th.

Holiday Notice - Labor Day

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. Resuming normal operations on Tuesday, September 6th.

Holiday Notice - Thanksgiving

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 24th - 25th in observance of Thanksgiving. Resuming normal operations on Monday, November 28th.

Holiday Notice - Christmas

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Monday, December 26th in observance of Christmas. Resuming normal operations on Tuesday, December 27th.

Holiday Notice - New Year's

Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products will be closed Monday, January 2nd in observance of New Year's Day. Resuming normal operations Tuesday, January 3rd.

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  1. The Composition Of A Concrete Countertop Designing The Structure Of A Concrete Countertop Here is a recent inquiry we have received, which is reflective of many questions we get- "I am looking to do something different and am looking for advice. I am thinking about precasting my countertops, but doing it with the finished side up and ...
  2. Building a Reusable Casting Deck Following years of going through absurd amounts of melamine in our shop, we decided we needed to switch to reusable casting decks. The limitations of the size and the durability of melamine, coupled with the cost of the material, meant that it no longer truly served the needs of our studio. We ...
  3. Cold Matters | Preparing For The Cold Weather Concrete seems like a simple building material. It is really a grand chemistry exercise. A matter that is of the great importance when dealing with most anything related to chemistry- temperature. Here are some things to consider as the seasons change, both on the issue of creating with ...
  4. A Guide To Unique Concrete Casting Surfaces This is by no means intended to be a comprehensive guide to the finer details of all potential concrete casting surfaces. Instead, this article is intended to help you begin asking the right questions, as well as give you a basic understanding of some of the options. We cannot come up with ...
  5. How To Choose A Concrete Casting Surface Concrete does exactly what you ask it to. Problems with casting concrete do not arise from the concrete acting up. Problems arise when we don’t understand what we are asking for. With concrete, watch out what you ask for because you may just get it. You can cast concrete on anything. You can ...
  6. Refinishing Concrete Countertops One of the most frequent questions we get sounds something like this- "I want to refinish my concrete countertops, what do I do? I don't know who made them, or what they used to seal them with, and everything on the internet seems to conflict with everything else! Help!" Resealing concrete ...
  7. Reinforcing A Concrete Countertop | Withstanding The Force How do I reinforce a concrete countertop? How can I make it stronger? Does it need steel rebar? What needs to happen to make your concrete object strong enough to withstand the conditions it will encounter? Whether your are a DIYer making your own concrete countertops, or a professional ...
  8. Using Water Reducers In Artisan Concrete A Study of Plasticizers in Concrete for Architectural Applications It has been said a number of times and is one of the most important aspects of understanding artisan concrete: The finished product is a snapshot of a moment in time. Just as stone embodies the movement of magma and eons of ...

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