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How to Design and Install a Concrete Vanity

The experts at DIY Network show you how to create a high end concrete vanity top with decorative glass accents.

Materials

  • construction adhesive
  • duct tape
  • faucet
  • garbage bags
  • plumber's putty
  • screws
  • wood veneer strips
  • bolts
  • silicone caulk
  • wood shims
  • vessel sink
  • PVC pipe
  • coarse sand
  • faucet kit
  • faucet set
  • table
  • steel mesh
  • melamine-coated MDF boards
  • high-density foam
  • vanity base
  • packing tape
  • assembled melamine form
  • expanded steel lath
  • glass, various colors
  • Portland cement, type II, white
  • playground sand
  • concrete vanity
  • backsplash shelves
  • potassium silicate
  • bowling alley wax
  • wooden wall cleat

Tools

  • 5-gallon bucket
  • sledgehammer
  • clamps
  • cordless drill
  • mask
  • pencil
  • safety glasses
  • caulk gun
  • crowbar
  • drill
  • hammer
  • jigsaw
  • level
  • marker
  • rubber mallet
  • table saw
  • tape measure
  • utility knife
  • wheelbarrow
  • paper towels
  • bolt cutters
  • metal snips
  • perforated hoe
  • clean rags
  • piloting bit
  • vanity template
  • measuring stick
  • bathroom scale
  • magnesium trowel
  • grinding wheel
  • metal file
  • water-fed grinder with diamond pads, various grits

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