How to Make a Simulated Stone Concrete Countertop
Use concrete for those countertop projects that require a specific color, texture, or characteristic that natural stone can’t deliver. This how-to guide will walk you through the process of simulating travertine with Surecrete’s fiber-reinforced concrete mixes, pigments, concrete stain, and even a little baking soda. With a nominal thickness of 3/4″ these countertops weight approximately 8 pounds/ square foot… That’s half the weight of a granite countertop.
We completed this form under 30 minutes using CHENG’s Concrete Countertop Forms and Wall Liners along with spray adhesive and double sided tape.Learn More
Two: Veining Method
Surecrete’s Veining Compound adds the right amount of color where you need it while baking soda is used to add texture to the countertop surface.Learn More
Apply water-based stains with an HVLP sprayer to add random color variations and simulate the natural appearance of stone.Learn More
Four: Sealing with XS-PC12
To enhance the colors of this concrete countertop we’ve selected Surecrete’s PC12 Sealer. It’s gloss finish and stain resistance are perfect for this job.Learn More