Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

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Manufactured Deck Railings

These durable systems are much easier to install than site-built rails. More

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Products

Clips for flat tiles; mounting blocks; aluminum-and-glass railing; crawlspace ventilation; fibercement siding panels; more More

Ridgid R3400 Fiber-Cement Saw

Last fall I reviewed several saws that collect the dust generated when fiber cement is cut. More

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Ridgid R3400 Fiber-Cement Saw

Last fall I reviewed several saws that collect the dust generated when fiber cement is cut. More

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How to Build a Climbing Wall

Q: I'm planning an addition for a client who wants to turn a 22-foot-high wall into a climbing wall. He would like this wall to closely resemble stone, but he doesn't want it to cost as much as natural stone. I've poured a lot of flat concrete, but I have never built something like this - so I really don't have a clue what materials we should use. How are climbing walls normally constructed? More

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JLC Extra: Cutting Fiber Cement - Sources of Supply and Information

This list contains links to various related sources: manufacturers mentioned in the story; makers of circular blades; other articles about safe cutting practices; and MSDS sheets for fiber cement. More

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Cutting The Dust From Fiber Cement

Specialized tools make for cleaner air and a healthier crew. More

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Skip the Steel When Pouring Fiber-Reinforced Concrete?

Don't expect fiber additives to do the job of properly chaired steel. More

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Decorative Shingling With Fiber Cement

Pattern shingles can be efficiently produced on site from fiber-cement lap siding. More

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