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How to Make a Countertop with Pennies p2

Penny counter top

Hole cut for the sink.

Penny counter top

 

Sink fit just right. I order the sink from Amazon. Here is a link to the Amazon reviews and description.

Penny counter top

 

Black paint for painting the surface before laying down the pennies. You can see the cracks between pennies and black seems to be the best choice for making the pennies stand out.

Penny counter top

 

Foil tape worked well for making an edge to hold back the epoxy resin. I also stapled the tape all the way around the edge to make sure everything was secure.

Penny counter top

 

Close up of the foil tape. Here is a link to the tape I used.

Penny counter top

 

Picked up $40 in pennies from the bank. $2 per square foot is a good estimate when making your penny countertop. Get extra so that you can select the bet looking coins.

Penny counter top

 

All the pennies laid out. I opted not to glue down the pennies first.

Penny counter top

 

I only had two saw horses so I had to improvise a brace for the pennies. Make sure the countertop is level in all directions before pouring the epoxy.

Penny counter top

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