Vertical Artisans
c/o Nathan Giffin
Phone 630-712-3327 (cell)
e-mail: nathan@verticalartisans.com
Website: www.VerticalArtisans.com

Vertical Artisans is the creation of Nate Giffin, who is a specialist in creating vertical rock scapes for interior as well as exterior projects. Nate has over 10 years of carving experience though his parent company Creative Rock Forming, and has been a featured speaker at The World of Concrete as well as in numerous trade magazines for his talents and knowledge in the industry. Nate created the Vertical Artisans site as a forum for both beginning and experienced artisans to exchange ideas and advice. Contact Nate with any questions on vertical mixes or sculpting techniques.


American Concrete Restorations
c/o Cathy Burkett
Address 11S375 Jeans Road Lemont, Il. 60439
Phone: 630-887-0670/ Fax 630-887-0440
e-mail: amerconcrete@aol.com
Website: www.AmericanConcreteRestorations.com

American Concrete Restorations is a specialty shotcrete company located outside Chicago. They have a long history of concrete experience with both shotcrete and related restoration work and Mike is a chairperson of the A.S.A. (American Shotcrete Association). Company projects have encompassed reconstruction work on bridges, overpasses, platforms, parking garages, and many other commercial applications. American Concrete Restorations recently was the recipient of the Shotcrete project of the year award for his companies work on the restoration of the Lincoln Memorial Bridge in Lasalle, Illinois. Contact Mike or Cathy with any questions on shotcrete techniques or mix assistance.