Forming Faceted Concrete Hooks | QUIKRETE® 2017
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Forming Faceted Concrete Hooks

Forming faceted concrete hooks is a project that provides the form of current design trends, while still offering a number of functions. Whether holding a single scarf or supporting the contents of an entire bar, concrete hooks have a number of practical applications around the home.


Project Instructions

When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves.

Step 1
Download and print the templates on 11”x17” multipurpose paper.

Step 2
Glue the printed templates to cardboard

Step 3
Use the Scissors to cut out the cardboard-backed templates, and use a metal ruler to score the edges for folding.

Step 4
Paint the inside surface of the cardboard.

Step 5
Insert the Hardware.  First, wrap a business card around the L-bracket and tape it in-place to make a sheath. Then, use a screw to make a pin that will connect the concrete to the bracket.

Step 6
Fold and tape the mold, using duct tape.

Step 7
Fill the mold with concrete, and allow the concrete to cure for 20 hours.

Step 8
Remove the concrete from the cardboard.

Step 9
Mount the L-bracket, slide the concrete over it, and insert the screw.


Shopping List

  • Commercial-Grade QUIKRETE 5000
  • 11”x17” Multipurpose Paper
  • Duct tape
  • Cardboard
  • High Gloss or Eggshell House Paint
  • Glue
  • Scissors, box cutter or Exacto Knife
  • L-bracket
  • Screw
  • Business card
  • Computer Printer
  • Metal Ruler
  • Waterproof Gloves
  • Safety Glasses