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Actually, I noticed two problems with your countertop. One, the gap does seem too large for a stone countertop. Two, the seam is perpendicular when it should have been cut and fitted at a 45 degree angle. The edge, or bullnose would fit together much better if cut and fitted at 45 degrees. I suspect this was stock material installed by someone not equipped ...
I think it is best to use mineral oil. Food oils can go bad on wood. I use mineral oil with beeswax and that seems to be a good choice.
I have purchased many fine wooden bowls where the craftsmen swear by applying walnut or safflower oil. I prefer walnut because it does not get waxy after a few years. Available in fine grocery and some health food stores.
I am a granite top fabricator and every time i drill a hole in granite or marble it always scares me think,what if i crack this top if i make the slightest error so i better pay attention and take my time because the slightest error can break your stone top even with experience it is nerve racking. first you need a hole saw guide. cut a guide hole with ...
Would a skim coat (specifically, this product) cover it up or would the ghosting still show through? Ghosting is caused by matrix changes. A skim coat will have a different matrix and should cover it perfectly well. That particular product has good reviews (on Amazon), so I would bet on it. Ghosting is common with microtoppings, but having a ghost (a ...
I have a feeling that your ghosting is here to stay... I think the skim coat idea is not good, unlikely it's going to be very durable. I'd consider staining it to a more uniform color and then sealing it.
Yes. This gets clear silicone caulk. If you are arguing with a countertop guy over paperwork good luck. But he should have caulked. But this can be done for $4-5 and 5 mins so it isn't the end of the world.
I use a vacuum pot to pull the bubbles out prior to using 2 part, you may need to sand most of the material off and add another coat. Most bubbles especially on a warm day do not disipate and many that have Not worked with 2 part over brush, when I first used 2 part I had the same problem. I sanded it back down then used a cheap vacuum sealer to pull the ...
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