Burra Maluca wrote:I went for local granite.
The house is built out of local stone and it seemed only natural for the worktop to be made out of the most suitable local stone too.
Burra Maluca wrote:We had it cut to fit in the alcove in the kitchen window. I think it cost €60, cut to measure, about five years ago.
Here's a close up - not sure what colour you'd call it but I like it!
Can you share your recipe Krofter?
you might want to consider earthen/clay counter tops. I've done several, with bamboo as a substrate.
got it. It's all good. I thought your bamboo substrate was being used like fiber rebar to reinforce the counter top internally in the matrix of the counter itself. My bad.
I'm sure someone has posted a detailed description of how to do earthen floors. Earthen counter tops are the same process.
James Freyr wrote:Burra, can you share with us how your granite has held up after 5 years?
Philipp Mueller wrote: Kitchen shops have to get their granite from a mason, which leaves less profit for them.
Burra Maluca wrote:
You went to a kitchen shop? ...