What Is Hypertufa ?


Hypertufa is an artificial stone material that is made of several different aggregates and mixed with portland cement. It is much lighter than cement but can still withstand harsh weather conditions. It is primarily used as garden art and is fairly easy and fun to make.

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Where Can I Get Molds

There are all kinds of items that can be used as molds, everything from tupperware to halloween masks can be used. A lot of times you can find items around the house that can be used as molds to make some very interesting projects.

What Materials Will I Need

The materials needed include Portland Cement, Peat Moss, Perlite, and sometimes cement coloring if desired. These materials can easily be found at hardware stores, bought online, or sometimes even at a Wal-Mart.

hypertufa planter

What Kind Of Things Can I Make

What you would like to make is pretty much up to you. Some examples would be Planters, Bird Baths & Feeders, Stepping Stones, and even Totem Poles.

Where Can I Learn To Make My Own Hypertufa Art

Claudia Brownlie has a tutorial for learning the art of Hypertufa. She gives inspiration for making everything from Hypertufa troughs, pots and ponds to sculptures like fountains, spheres and statues. Or maybe you need a special bench or lantern for your patio?
Her book explains the process of how to do it in detail and includes all of the tips and tricks. You can check out her website by clicking here!


 The Hypertufa How-To Manual by Claudia Brownlie.

Learn all of the best tricks to make your Garden and Lawn Art the envy of all your neighbors.
Click here to visit Claudia''s website!

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