Using your smaller bucket as a measuring cup, dump a ratio of 3 buckets of sand to 2 buckets of gravel to 1 bucket of portland cement into your wheelbarrow. You can make as much or as little concrete as you’d like, as long as you follow the 3:2:1 ratio.
How to Make Homemade Concrete?
Making homemade concrete is a great way to save money on construction projects and to create unique, custom-made pieces for your home. The basic ingredients for making concrete are cement, sand, gravel, and water. With these four simple ingredients, you can create a variety of concrete-based projects that are both durable and attractive.
First, start by mixing together the dry ingredients. Measure out the desired amount of cement, sand, and gravel and combine them in a large container. Use a shovel or a hoe to mix the ingredients together until they are thoroughly blended.
Once the dry ingredients are mixed, slowly add the water. Start with a small amount and gradually add more as needed. The amount of water needed will depend on the consistency of the concrete you are making. For a thicker, more solid concrete, add more water. For a more fluid, less solid concrete, add less water.
Once the dry and wet ingredients are combined, use a hoe or a shovel to mix the concrete until it reaches the desired consistency. For projects that require sturdier concrete, use a hand trowel to mix the concrete until it is smooth and lump-free.
When the concrete is the desired consistency, you can use it to