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How to cast your own masonry parts with resuable shop-built wooden forms. Instructions for casting reinforced concrete lintels for use over windows and doors when constructing stone buildings.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1994 (v.17#7) pg. 58

Site-casting concrete lintels (horizontal members that carry the weight above window and door openings). Low-cost steel formwork makes the job easy.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #74 Apr-May 1992 pg. 50

Making concrete countertops for kitchens. Building the forms, casting, installing, and finishing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 86
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #93 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 6

Tip on using a plastic plant container as the mold for casting conical-shaped concrete piers to support above-ground posts.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 30

Tip suggests how to make cement stepping stones for the garden using aluminum pie tins as forms.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 4