In 2017, Dovetail started its own concrete division. We brought in a team of experts with whom we have been working exclusively for many years. Our concrete is integrated into our building process, from planning and estimating through excavation and rough carpentry. This results in a seamless building process and the finest concrete of the highest quality. 

In 2017, Dovetail started its own concrete division. We brought in a team of experts with whom we have been working exclusively for many years. Our concrete is integrated into our building process, from planning and estimating through excavation and rough carpentry. This results in a seamless building process and the finest concrete of the highest quality. 

 Whidbey Island Residence: concrete landing steps. 

Whidbey Island Residence: concrete landing steps. 

 Architectural 3/4" form concrete walls and hard troweled concrete slab. 

Architectural 3/4" form concrete walls and hard troweled concrete slab. 

 Detail of 3/4" form system on Whidbey Island residence. 

Detail of 3/4" form system on Whidbey Island residence. 

 Architectural concrete corner detail. 

Architectural concrete corner detail. 

 Polished and sealed concrete slab. 

Polished and sealed concrete slab. 

 Polished and sealed concrete slab. 

Polished and sealed concrete slab. 

 Polished and sealed concrete slab over hydronic radiant heated floor. 

Polished and sealed concrete slab over hydronic radiant heated floor. 

 Concrete seamlessly ties into the garage, gate, and metalwork. An integrated approach holistically ties the architectural elements together. Note how the form ties and spacing align from wall to wall and on either side of fence features. 

Concrete seamlessly ties into the garage, gate, and metalwork. An integrated approach holistically ties the architectural elements together. Note how the form ties and spacing align from wall to wall and on either side of fence features. 

 Polished and sealed concrete over hydronic radiant heated floor. 

Polished and sealed concrete over hydronic radiant heated floor. 

 Hardscaping: craftsmanship continues from architectural concrete walls to landscaping elements such as benches and a fire pit. 

Hardscaping: craftsmanship continues from architectural concrete walls to landscaping elements such as benches and a fire pit. 

 3/4" form walls with custom integral color. Again, form ties line up on each side of the entrance. 

3/4" form walls with custom integral color. Again, form ties line up on each side of the entrance. 

 Custom integral colored concrete slab. The integrated approach allows for planning and attention to detail: the saw cuts align with door jams, joists, and casework, and were completed long before this work was installed. 

Custom integral colored concrete slab. The integrated approach allows for planning and attention to detail: the saw cuts align with door jams, joists, and casework, and were completed long before this work was installed. 

 Polished and sealed concrete floor with custom integral color. 

Polished and sealed concrete floor with custom integral color. 

 Polished and sealed concrete floor. 

Polished and sealed concrete floor. 

 Acid washed sidewalk. 

Acid washed sidewalk. 

 Architectural concrete site walls

Architectural concrete site walls

 Architectural concrete site walls and hardscaping

Architectural concrete site walls and hardscaping

 Architectural concrete site and foundation walls

Architectural concrete site and foundation walls

 Architectural concrete foundation walls

Architectural concrete foundation walls

 Polished concrete floors. 

Polished concrete floors. 

 Extensive and planning and effort was required to produce monolithic fifteen foot wide staircase. 

Extensive and planning and effort was required to produce monolithic fifteen foot wide staircase. 

 Acid washed sidewalk. Here, order of operation for setting and removing the forms is critical - especially for creating the cantilever detail with each riser. 

Acid washed sidewalk. Here, order of operation for setting and removing the forms is critical - especially for creating the cantilever detail with each riser. 

 Concrete coping detail for a custom pool. 

Concrete coping detail for a custom pool. 

 A round form in a square creates this fire pit. 

A round form in a square creates this fire pit. 

 Notice there are not any cold joints for this nonconforming form tie spacing. 

Notice there are not any cold joints for this nonconforming form tie spacing. 

 Acid washed concrete stairs with cantilever detail at the bottom of each stair riser. 

Acid washed concrete stairs with cantilever detail at the bottom of each stair riser. 

 Quality finish on walls with integrated landscaping. 

Quality finish on walls with integrated landscaping.