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matt7125 04-09-2012 11:40 AM

Concrete Countertop coloring?
 
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I just finished making a few sample countertop pieces experimenting with colors and aggregates. Does anyone know how I can acheive the color of the attached photo or something similar? I like it because it's not highly polished but has a marble look to it. Thanks

Tscarborough 04-09-2012 12:27 PM

That looks like natural concrete to me.

matt7125 04-09-2012 03:11 PM

When you say natural concrete do you mean just regular concrete? What the difference? I've been experiementing with concrete countertops. I've made a few slabs using the cheng pigment, but haven't found the right shade/color yet. I saw that picture and really like the color.

joed 04-09-2012 05:45 PM

He means plain concrete with no colour added. I would agree although the sand and aggregate also affect the colour to a certain extent. The cement brand used could also have an effect. Some manufacturers add whiteners since many people like whiter looking sidewalks.

matt7125 04-10-2012 11:53 AM

Ok, thanks!!


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