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Amazing DIY Concrete Countertops - Yes, YOU Can Make This Too!


This past month I took a course on how to make these AMAZING marbleized concrete countertops. The biggest things I learned is how easy it actually is to work with concrete and that there is an endless range of things one can make with the medium. I really love this marbling technique. It looks like a very expensive Italian marble, but is a fraction of the cost.
FULL EASY STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL:
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Easy templating technique does not even require a tape measure!
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This is the cut out that will make the hole for the sink.
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Instead of reinforcing rebar, I used fiberglass fibers for increased strength and less weight.
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Pouring the concrete.
Check out the gorgeous final product! Seriously amazing, isn't it?!!!
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FULL STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL IS HERE: http://diyfunideas.com/make-concrete-counters-like-pros-tutorial-ashby-system-part-1-intro-templating/
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I also made one with a built in sink.
FULL TUTORIAL WITH INTEGRAL SINK HERE: http://diyfunideas.com/make-concrete-countertop-vanity-integral-sink/
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For an even easier concrete counter, do a 1/4" overlay. Here I did one right over laminate. TUTORIAL HERE: http://diyfunideas.com/diy-concrete-counter-overlay-vanity-makeover/
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For these gorgeous white countertops I used a pour in place technique. FULL TUTORIAL HERE: http://diyfunideas.com/make-diy-cast-in-place-white-concrete-countertops/
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