"If you want a thing well done, do it yourself."

This instructable is going to focus on the construction of the concrete (GFRC) hearth. I haven't seen many instructables related to glass fiber reinforced concrete (aka GFRC), so I thought this would be useful. GFRC takes a bit more planning to obtain materials and make your mix, but makes other p...
By: MikeC258

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)