Pouring concrete the old-school way leaves attractive wood-grain textural imprints
With board-formed concrete, concrete is poured into forms and left to cure, then the forms are removed. The invention of plywood made large forms more affordable, though the original forms were made with timbers or wood planks. The attractive wood grain and seepage between planks of board-formed concrete structures have made them increasingly popular.
You can see the wood grain and seepage between the wood planks of this board-formed wall.
Long and low are key elements in modern design, and board-formed concrete has a textural quality that fits the bill.
This outdoor entertaining area has a board-formed wall with a fireplace, alcoves and a custom wood bench.
Vertical boards made the form for this board formed concrete dining room wall.
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