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How to Lay a Soapstone Countertop (page 1 of 3)

DIY Network's expert stone masons transform an unfinished kitchen into an elegant country kitchen with soapstone countertops and backsplashes.

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Materials

  • soapstone countertop
  • luan plywood
  • adhesive caulking
  • epoxy
  • painter's tape
  • nylon string
  • plastic foam
  • fast-drying mineral oil

Tools

  • level
  • square
  • spring clamps
  • clamps
  • tape measure
  • circular saw with diamond blade
  • random-orbit sander
  • mask
  • safety glasses
  • glue gun
  • straightedge
  • file
  • 80-grit sandpaper
  • sandpaper
  • router
  • diamond bit
  • edge sander with vacuum attachment

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