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Old 01-11-2009, 12:45 AM   #1
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Get scratches out of Granite


I bought a floor model vanity top from the home repair store. It had a few scratches, so I got it for a song. Now, I need to know how to repair the scratches. There are a few scratches that just barely make an indention, but there are two larger and slightly deeper ones. With the pattern, you can't really see the scratches unless you look for them, but it will drive me nuts if I don't fix them.

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Here's what the vanity top looks like: http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...ctId=100042025

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Old 01-11-2009, 01:27 PM   #2
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The factory finish will be impossible to completely match. To do the best you can you need to polish the scratches out with diamond grinding pads. Start with 500 grit then 1000 1200 1500 8500 then tin oxide then stone enhancer. You will need a wet grinder to do this and knowledge of the process would not hurt.

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Old 01-12-2009, 01:47 PM   #3
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Another approach would be to fill the deep scratches with a clear epoxy and then follow Bob's advice.
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Another approach would be to fill the deep scratches with a clear epoxy and then follow Bob's advice.
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That is what I was thinking would be possible for the two deeper scratches (they are less than half a milimeter deep). The others are simple surface scratches.
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Actually you should color the epoxy to match our granite it will show. If you can sink a finger nail into a scratch it is considered a deep scratch and should be filled as suggested.
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