Asked on Nov 2, 2019

Can I make an epoxy counter top on a rounded-edge counter?

Laura CaragherJewellmartinMogie


I've seen gorgeous epoxy paint/resins and finish as a great update.Sadly, I have rounded edges, not right angles/squares edges. I think I can do it, but will it look stupid?Has anyone tried this?

4 answers
  • Deb K
    on Nov 2, 2019

    Hi Laura, here's a few ideas for you, hope it helps with the rounded edges, the second one works on rounded edges

  • Mogie
    on Nov 2, 2019

    If you break the surface tension first by using a roller and applying product to the edges then when you push the excess product over it the edges will get even coverage. The key seems to be to take your counter tops off and do this is a place where the excess can drip on a cover area.

  • Jewellmartin
    on Nov 2, 2019

    What’s stupid about rounded epoxy edges? Anybody who works or likes design will probably ask you about them and comment. I would point them out to friends as one of my creations, to make sure they see them. When I get negative feedback, it almost always leads to a suggestion or a conversation that helps me learn. IMHO, I’d rather learn something than get a compliment. Give your epoxy idea a go, and take pics, and do a great post on Hometalk! Jewell

  • Laura Caragher
    on Nov 3, 2019

    Stupid only in the sense that squared edges are easier to update. A granite refinish would be believable, but not with a rounded edge.

    That said, I've done full-house design by era for clients for a while. For some reason, I have a harder time creating a vision with my own space in my small 1956 house. I plan to keep mixing MCM with "one day I may sell this place" and my collection of odds and ends from many eras.

    I appreciate the vote of confidence! Thanks, Jewell!

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