Using a wire-brush, clean the pool's joints to ensure no debris hampers the grouting. Prepare the grout by mixing Portland cement and sand in a ratio of 1:2. Mix these in a bucket and slowly add water to form a uniform paste. Mix thoroughly using a trowel until the paste begins to take a thick, slightly-firm shape. Mar 24, 2011 - Looking for inground pool coping ideas and cost? Check out pictures and pricing for the four most common types of inground pool coping. Nov 22, 2015 - The cheaper DIY way to do this is build your own pool coping molds or you can free hand all the coping. The Tedderstone coping has a great . Purchasing quality materials for DIY pool coping projects increases the overall durability of the job. (Image: Goodshoot RF/Goodshoot/Getty Images). Dec 17, 2015 - DIY pool coping mold for skateboard pools and ramps. I have been following the great post by Knucklez detailing his Pool Coping project and I had a few questions on my very similar installation. We just redid our pool, built in 1957. We used precast concrete coping. I just noticed that one of the pieces is a little 'off'.considering we've . Nov 23, 2011 - Here's the latest fun stuff at Built to Shred. make your own pool coping. . Carter and Coakley build up a big vert quarter with roll-in to set the coping on. . in DIY, Skateboarding and tagged Jim Callans, Old Star, Pool Coping.