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This Old Crack House

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Thursday, November 15, 2007

A Sneak Peek at the Concrete Sink!

I broke open the mold today.

The basin knock-out was not co-operating the way I wanted it to but once I had removed the 4 rows of styrene

I was able to pull out the remaining pieces leaving the cardboard shell as planned.

Once that was removed I was left with this

and the really good news is that after minimal routing of a piece of framing wood, it fits perfectly!

So I will be grinding the top and front this weekend and doing a very small amount of slurry work to fill a minimum of voids. I opted to not do the agate and the lighting feature as it would have been overkill for such a small space. All will be revealed when everything is finished.

Yey me! This deserves a beer......

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At 11/16/2007 10:27 AM, Blogger Jennifer said...

I can't wait to see the finished product!

Very cool!

At 11/18/2007 3:08 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is awesome Gary!

At 11/21/2007 4:57 AM, Blogger Mick said...

It looks great! I don't know if I like the marbling of the bowl (personally), but it came out looking pretty neat. Did you see the article on concreate countertops/sinks in the most recent Fine Homebuilding?


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