Step 5: Repeat the Pattern for a Basketweave

the finished basketweave pattern marked out in chalk
Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
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Divide the next square, this time with a vertical line. Repeat to create a pattern of alternating blocks, or a traditional brick basketweave.
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    Tools List

    • roller tray
      Paint tray
    • roller frames
      Roller
    • paint roller with extension
      Roller pole
    • chalk line
      Chalk line
    • 30-foot tape measure
      Tape measure
    • wooden yardstick
      Yardstick
    • chalk
      Chalk
    • artist paintbrush
      ½-inch flat artist's brush
    • sponge
      Sponge

    Shopping List

    Concrete sealer, tinted. Get 1 gallon each of a base color and a lighter shade.

    Roller cover (½-inch nap for concrete)