Solid, durable and attractive, an uncommon countertop can be cast from common materials.
Q: I’m building an L-shaped countertop in my kitchen, and I want to know how to make a diagonal cut in the plastic laminate for a good corner seam. Joe…
The peninsula is a favorite device of mine for making the transition from kitchen to family room. But I have always had trouble connecting the stubby end of the bar…
Synthetic materials can be worked like wood and polished like stone.
When cutting the hole for a sink in a laminated countertop, care must be taken to keep the cutout from falling. If it falls, the cutout can tear away a…
Like most folks, I use self-tapping drywall-type screws for attaching plywood countertop substrate to the cabinets. They go in fast and hold tight, but they also lift up a bit…
The secret is to glue on oversized pieces, then trim them flush.
Cutting shears and spray adhesive are among the tricks that make the job easier.
Every so often I have to install a vanity top between two out-of-square walls. If the opening is wider in front, it's not a problem because I can slide the…
Decorative tiles liven up a kitchen.
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