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Your daily dose of Inspiration: DIY feaux-crete countertops. Concrete troweled over plywood and sealed.

Faux-crete Counters (from scratch!)

Updates: I wrote a post about the durability of my Ardex counters around the 4-month mark, which you can read here. Hey guys! Remember those counters I showed you on Awww yeah. Wanna know how I m…

Build a Zinc Tabletop Evoking pre-World War II metal bar tops that could take a beating, tables finished in zinc develop a charming patina as they age. We show you how to create one.

How to Build a Zinc Tabletop

Evoking pre-World War II metal bar tops that could take a beating, tables finished in zinc develop a charming patina as they age

galvanised countertop - must use solid zinc sheet as galv contains small amounts of chromate which is toxic and is not food safe. Test the difference with a magnet, zinc is not magnetic (Diy Bar Cheap)

galvanized countertop

this is what my buffet has looked like since we moved in over 4 years ago. pretty right? well, its usually piled high with, well, piles. but take a closer look and its not so pretty. no countert...

Galvanized metal countertops given the finish of old Parisian zinc.

D I Y Decorative Painting Finishes

Hello Everyone We are taking a break from the series on Keri's patio allowing her to catch up with the construction. So let's talk 'Decorative Finishes'. If you have followed me you will know that I am always seeking painting finishes for refurbishing furniture bits. I have "smuggled" oil paint home from Europe, taken classes, tried Annie Sloan, read endlessly and experimented. You should see my "failure" piles........so sad! All that has changed with one ingenious woman, Amy Howard. As a…

DIY instructions for making a zinc top table. Dining table could be used inside or outside. Galvanized sheet metal was used to keep the cost low.

DIY Zinc Top Table

DIY instructions for making a zinc top table. Dining table could be used inside or outside. Galvanized sheet metal was used to keep the cost low.

How To Top a Table with Zinc Sheet Metal – Metal Tables

Aging Zinc

I just realized that I didn't ever post on how we aged our zinc table top (see the topping a table with zinc post here) In this photo the new zinc is on the right. It looks similar to stainless steel. The piece on the left is after several coats of cupric sulfate solution. The cool thing about the zinc is that this isn't permanent. You can take 320 or 400 grit sandpaper to it and go all the way back to the shiny, original finish. The cupric sulfate is a blue color and it is a chemical. You…

How To Top a Table with Zinc Sheet Metal – Metal Tables

D I Y Decorative Painting Finishes

Hello Everyone We are taking a break from the series on Keri's patio allowing her to catch up with the construction. So let's talk 'Decorative Finishes'. If you have followed me you will know that I am always seeking painting finishes for refurbishing furniture bits. I have "smuggled" oil paint home from Europe, taken classes, tried Annie Sloan, read endlessly and experimented. You should see my "failure" piles........so sad! All that has changed with one ingenious woman, Amy Howard. As a…

Poured concrete bar- adding a shimmer of glitz for customer meetings and presentaitons would be the perfect addition for the kitchen, plus breaking up the stainless steel to more of an industrial look

Gallery: Projects » RUSTICANA BAR, ARGENTIERE » concrete bar surface

Three-Step Metallic Epoxy Countertop Kit How about this for a show piece? Epoxy Countertop Sealer with a Pearl Metallic powder.

Metallic Epoxy Countertop Kit

Episode 7: Create a Beautiful Shimmering Indoor Countertop Surface with Direct Colors Metallic 100% Epoxy Countertop Sealer. Listen to Our Podcast to Hear More! More

19 Faux Painting Techniques That Don't Suck! If "faux finish paint" brings & sponges to mind, you're not alone! But give faux painting a chance!

Liquid Zinc Paints & Ageing Solution

Create the architectural look of authentic aged Zinc with Liquid Zinc by Porter’s Paints. Browse 100’s of colours, paints, sealers, waxes, wallpapers & flooring.

VanHook & Co.: Aging Zinc -- adding patina to a table top

Aging Zinc

I just realized that I didn't ever post on how we aged our zinc table top (see the topping a table with zinc post here) In this photo the new zinc is on the right. It looks similar to stainless steel. The piece on the left is after several coats of cupric sulfate solution. The cool thing about the zinc is that this isn't permanent. You can take 320 or 400 grit sandpaper to it and go all the way back to the shiny, original finish. The cupric sulfate is a blue color and it is a chemical. You…

Here& my big zinc experiment.after doing several table tops and reading quite a bit about the zinc I mentioned at the bottom of thi.

Caring for Zinc Counters or Tabletops

Here's my big zinc experiment....after doing several table tops and reading quite a bit about the zinc I mentioned at the bottom of this post on aging it that the patina and wax is not permanent...it wears. Anything acidic can take off the wax and patina... If you leave the zinc bare it will darken and grey on it's own over time. Or you can patina it yourself and wax the surface. Either way the following things will still affect the surface.... This is a piece I specifically aged and waxed…

D I Y Decorative Painting Finishes. Amy Howard, at Home, Natural ZINC solution.

D I Y Decorative Painting Finishes

Hello Everyone We are taking a break from the series on Keri's patio allowing her to catch up with the construction. So let's talk 'Decorative Finishes'. If you have followed me you will know that I am always seeking painting finishes for refurbishing furniture bits. I have "smuggled" oil paint home from Europe, taken classes, tried Annie Sloan, read endlessly and experimented. You should see my "failure" piles........so sad! All that has changed with one ingenious woman, Amy Howard. As a…

Stainless steel countertops come in a range of finishes, including brushed, polished, quilted and hammered (shown). Textured styles can add dimension and mask fingerprints. The post Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops appeared first on Mack Makeovers. Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops, Kitchen Remodel, Contemporary Kitchen Design, Kitchen Countertops, Contemporary Kitchen, Kitchen Countertops Pictures, Diy Kitchen, Metal Countertops, Kitchen Renovation

Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertop

HGTVRemodels' Kitchen Countertop Buying Guide gives you expert tips for choosing the right stainless steel countertops for your kitchen renovation.