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How to build a concrete countertop

Follow these simple steps to build a long-lasting and beautiful countertop

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Concrete counter: Place the mesh

Steps 11 & 12: Fill and level the concrete

11) Place the wire mesh. With a float, lightly press it into the bottom layer, just enough so the wire doesn't curl. Make sure it isn't too close to the edges. Then fill the form the rest of the way.

12) With a hammer or stick, tap along the edge band to release air bubbles. Then level the concrete with a straight board as you would for any poured project.


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