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Old 05-25-2012, 09:20 AM  
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I also used the 12" x 12" granite Chris. I used a 3/4" plywood base, topped with 1/2" Durock, and topped with the granite set in thinset. What I also noticed is the smaller the grout line, the better the end result.

What does your better half say about the color? I believe her decision tops all of ours.



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I also used the 12" x 12" granite Chris. I used a 3/4" plywood base, topped with 1/2" Durock, and topped with the granite set in thinset. What I also noticed is the smaller the grout line, the better the end result.

What does your better half say about the color? I believe her decision tops all of ours.
I used to be a tile guy and have done about 100 of counters this way and still have all my bullnosing tools and what not. I will do it the same way but I will float my counter instead of the Durock, it gets it more level.

She has a hard time visualizing things so she gets stuck on one thing and just can't picture others. We went to IKEA last week and they had a kitchen display with our counter tops and appliances and white cabinets and she really liked it so that sold her on white but really she is open for whatever, as long as it is done before the baby shows up. I'm gonna have one busy summer.


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Old 05-25-2012, 12:08 PM  
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Is the bullnoser a sort of router, with a carbide bit?

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Similar but a little different. It goes on an angle grinder.

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OK so this project is finally going through. We are going with the rustoleum cabinet transformation stuff in an Espresso color. Black granite counter tops and we already have travertine floors. I will post some pics of my progress this week.

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So I am getting close to being half way done with the cabinets and I am not overly pleased with this product. It's good but not great.

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What do you not like about it?

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Old 07-10-2012, 10:24 PM  
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It seems to be very close to just a flat paint some cheap stain and a cheap clear coat.

That is probably what it is and for a non painter I give the product a thumbs up but I have done the same for a fraction of the cost.

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Old 07-11-2012, 03:56 PM  
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Sorry to hear it. Are you sticking with it?

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Old 07-11-2012, 05:15 PM  
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Yeah, it's not that bad a products and looks 100 times better then what I had, maybe I just suck at painting? My main gripe is with the clear coat, it bubbles easily and if you dont get all out or you leave a thick spot it dries white not clear so you have to do a great job for it to look good.



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