Salvaged Style at Blog Cabin 2014
Check out all of the reclaimed, repurposed and remarkable elements included in the Blog Cabin 2014 design on DIYNetwork.com.
Copper Countertops: Would You Do It?
Did you read our post on kitchen remodeling trends to avoid? I wonder where copper countertops fit in with all that. I’ve always been drawn to the look (and to brass countertops, because who could forget this kitchen), so I did a little research into the pros and cons of copper countertops: In the kitchen, a copper countertop is known as a “living” surface, which means that (like copper cookware) it reacts to acid.
Copper Countertops at Camp More
“If you are careful…if you use good ingredients, and you don’t take any shortcuts, then you can usually cook something very good. Sometimes it is the only worthwhile product you can sal…
Copper Countertop by Beth Wright
These beautiful copper countertops were created by Beth Wright. The countertops were created by first stacking two sheets of 3/4" plywood together creating a countertop that would be 1 and 1/2" thick. She then used contact cement and a laminate roller to attach the 5 mil (36 gauge) copper foil to the plywood. The copper was bent around the edges in order to create the appearance of a solid slab of copper. Beth then applied a few different patina solutions to create a lovely design with the…