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How to Pour a Simple Concrete Countertop

To create a simple concrete countertop, DIY experts show how to build the forms, prepare the concrete mix, pour the concrete and get it in shape to cure.

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Materials

  • painter's tape
  • 3/4-inch melamine-coated MDF boards
  • high-strength concrete mix
  • steel mesh
  • black caulk
  • 2x4 screed board

Tools

  • cement mixer
  • skill saw
  • bolt cutters
  • table saw
  • dust mask
  • sander
  • masonry float

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