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DIY Concrete Countertops

Posted by BekkiM on April 2nd, 2003 05:27 PM
In reply to How to Construct Concrete/Cement Countertops by Debra on March 30th, 2003 06:50 PM [Go to top of thread]


If you're thinking of doing your own concrete countertops, I highly recommend the Cheng book (available on Amazon) from Taunton press. It's pricy, but by the time you get done building your counters, it's a small price to pay. The book gives great step-by-step instructions, from mould construction, to mixing, to pouring, to finishing, and trouble-shooting.

We're in the process of building our first set of counters, and, using the book, we're having great success after casting a single test piece. And that's with really minimal experience (deck footings, mostly) with concrete in the past.

Good luck!

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