ladybug I cut a half old soccer ball, pulled out a nipple, paved the bottom of the plastic bag and flooded concrete solution: 1 part dry cement / 3 parts sand, dilute with water to consistent thick porridge.For best adhesion put into shaped pieces of metal setki.Form in a round bowl..After a few days the concrete freeze.But what about the wrinkles?
DIY PLANTERS :: Making Hypertufa Pots Tutorial :: Hypertufa is a stonelike material that mimics a type of rock. Make flower pots (or balls/pillars) in any shape & size w/ just THREE INGREDIENTS!!! She shows you her method & here is Matha Stewart's method (w/ patterns on the outside & different shapes): www.marthastewart.com/268091/pots-with-a-personal-touch-hypertufa?page=2 & one more method w/ GOOD TIPS: www.itsnotworkitsgardening.com/2011/02/project-comes-off-list-sort-off-list-sort-of.html
papercrete instead of hypertufa~NO Cure Time~The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. Getting the paperpulp made to the right consistency is key. Too wet and the mixture is slumpy and if too dry – crumbly. Make small batches to experiment and get your mixture to your liking.
Forget the kiln: Here's a concrete that behaves like clay. For about 45 minutes after you add water, you can sculpt, carve, or cast this amazing stuff into pots, planters, whatever you can imagine. One day later, it turns rock-hard. About $25 for 20 pounds; ShapeCrete, manufactured by Sakrete and Cheng Design, available at The Home Depot