The Concrete Podcast is dedicated to making the Concrete World a better place. Join Brandon Gore and Jon Schuler as they discuss all things related to high-end decorative concrete; GFRC, ECC, UHPC, Concrete Countertops, Concrete Sinks, Sealer, Tools, Training, and more! New episodes released weekly.
Brandon Browning, Modern Edge Concrete - RADmix and Tribalism in Concrete
The conversation this week starts with RADmix, the UHPC admix offered by Kodiak Pro, that has been on the “secret menu” for far too long - like Animal Style, RADmix is where it’s at. Then Brandon Browning of Modern Edge Concrete in Jackson, TN joins Brandon Gore and Jon Schuler to talk about the difficulties of being a one-man-shop, and tribalism in the concrete industry.
You can see more of Brandon Browning’s work and contact him via:
Chuck Fournier, Creative Concrete Industries - Concrete in Canada
Brandon and Jon further discuss the economics of pre-blended concrete in the Canadian market, then chat with Chuck Fournier about Covid & Concrete, UHPC in Canada, and re-casting pieces.
You can reach Chuck at:
1850 Highway #2 East
Edgar Martinez, Edgy Studios - Tools for a Small Concrete Shop - Fighting Burnout
Brandon and Jon talk about strategies for fighting the fatigue and burnout all concrete artisans face at some point. Then they talk shop with Edgar Martinez of Edgy Studios in Fort Wayne, IN. A big topic of conversation is the most important tools for a small shop.
Please visit www.KodiakPro.com for all your concrete needs - from bagged mix to sealer, we have you covered. If you are interested in the worlds best hands-on training, you'll want to register for the Pinnacle Concrete Camp being held November 1-6 in Eureka Springs, AR, learn more at www.ConcreteDesignSchool.com
Jess Warren, Quest-Crete - Value of Education - True Cost of Pre-Blended Mix
Jon Schuler and Brandon Gore discuss the economics of pre-blended UHPC concrete mix vs. using a "from scratch mix" or lower quality pre-blended mix. Then Jess Warren joins the conversation and discusses his experiences of being a decorative concrete business owner, and the value of education in this sector.
Joe Bates, SC Fab - Correct Ingredients, Installation, and being a Concrete Diva
In this episode of The Concrete Podcast, Brandon and Jon talk about the importance of using the correct ingredients, then they patch Joe Bates in. Joe Bates is the owner of SC Fab in Napa Valley, CA and is a veteran of the concrete industry that knows what it takes to run a successful business. He is also the Kodiak Pro distributor for less-than-pallet quantities of Maker Mix and TBP.
www.kodiakpro.com for materials, www.concretedesignschool.com for hands-on workshops
Tommy Hearn, Elemant Concrete Design - UHPC Maker Mix
In this weeks episode of The Concrete Podcast, Brandon Gore and Jon Schuler talk about GFRC, ECC, and UHPC, and then discuss business with Tommy Hearn, owner of Elemant Concrete Design. You can contact Tommy Hearn at (615) 485-2798