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DIY Outdoor Kitchen With Concrete Countertops by blog.homedepot.comThe finished mold should be sealed with silicone on the inside where it will come in contact with concrete. I recommend having the countertops be no less than 2 in. thick in the thinnest area. I mixed the concrete with a hoe and added more water as needed. I glued sanding pads to the melamine mold and then used my orbital sander to vibrate the molds. Every couple of hours we sprayed it with water and then recovered it to keep the concrete from flaking. Dry stacking is when you stack bricks or block without mortar in between. This helps to keep the cement moist as it cures to prevent cracking. I used 2x3s as blocking so that we could get it into position with room for our fingers. I cut pieces of tropical hardwood decking and 2x4s with my miter saw. Tell us a little bit about you and we’ll find articles to fit your tastes. I then cut pieces of rigid foam insulation that will be embedded in the concrete to reduce the weight of the countertop. I screwed the foam to scrap pieces of plywood and then screwed through the plywood and into the melamine mold to hold the foam in place.
Quikrete 80 Lb. Commercial Grade Countertop Mix 1106 80 The Home Depot From Homedepot | Duration 1 Minutes 1 Seconds I used about half a bottle of liquid cement color per gallon of water. It’s helpful to have another person distribute the concrete while you mix. I pushed the 2×4 back and forth like a saw over the top of the concrete. I rotated the countertop back and forth to break the away the glue on the inside of the sink mold. I mixed up a small batch of concrete and rubbed it into the surface. This not only provided a nice exterior surface, but it also has fiber reinforcement that strengthens the structure. I adjusted the blocks until they were level with the help of some plastic shims. I used a stick to mix it a little but this product mostly mixes itself when used in shallow applications. Keep the concrete moist by spraying it every couple of hours with a fine mist from the hose. I checked to make sure the fittings were labeled lead-free and suitable for potable water.