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Old 09-28-2011, 08:38 PM   #1
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Concrete countertop issues


I am currently making my own concrete counter top. The first thing I've done is poured a tester piece (precast) I am now in the acid staining part of my pre project, my question is should I polish then stain or stain then polish?
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Stain then polish.
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:15 PM   #3
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But you can polish first,then use powered colored dye,the dye will penterate the polished top where stain won't on a closed surface.use acetone with dye.it will dry on contact.for first time i would use stain then polish.you may do a second coat of stain as your polishing might take away some of the stain as you polish your perfect on testing on sample top first.good luck,ken.

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