Concrete has been around for thousands of years and has been used in building some of the most historic infrastructure known to man. The Roman Empire, for example, made extensive use of concrete in creating astonishing infrastructures like the Colloseum, functional aqueducts, and sturdy roads, some of them can still be seen today.
Romans are credited for the discovery of modern concrete and their study of this building material has led to the creation of many buildings and houses during their reign. Roman concrete is basically made up of volcanic ash, limestone or shells, or aggregate (volcanic rock). Limestone is an essential part of Roman concrete.
In this DIY tutorial video, the author will show you how you can mix your own Roman concrete that you can use in your own building projects. Since volcanic ash is not normally found in most home depots, the component is replaced by red brick or Terracotta.
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