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Old 12-08-2009, 02:11 PM   #1
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what do i need to close joints in marble(slab not Tile)


I have cut a window sill out of a marble slab I got but it isn't long enough. I know you can fill gaps using epoxy and paint but how would I do this and what tools do I need(drill bits for buffing ect..).

I'm gong to have to add a small piece at either end to make the window sill flush. I know using 1 full piece is the best but I need to use this specific one and I don't want to buy anymore.

I know this can be done. i seen it before on a countertop install.

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Old 12-09-2009, 11:15 AM   #2
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You can get an epoxy with colored pigment that matches your marble. The seam is over filled then scraped off with a razor blade when it starts to set. Then it is buffed out using very, very fine polishing wheels on a grinder. You can find all these items at a specialty tile and stone supplier or (cheaper, quicker) take all your pieces to a stone fabricator and tell them what you need, what size, what edging, etc. and have them make it for you. Then you just install it.

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i'm one of those "got to do it myself" type of person. I hate when people tell me "you can't do that. You have to get that done for you". So I'll be doing it myself. Thanks for the help.

Grinder=check
buffing wheel=nope
marble=check
epoxy=nope

can't cost that much...i'll have to check it out. I don't know of any stone people in my area?? and I would think that for that they would charge me way to much.
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