Crushed Glass Countertops – Various colors of glass can be used with epoxy to create a regular table and visually appealing for your kitchen, bar or bathroom. If you want to create a focal point in the kitchen with crushed glass countertops or dress up a bathroom remodeled, recycled glass is an option to consider.
Crushed Glass Countertop Designs
Crushed glass countertops made from colored glass which can add a punch of color your countertops. One idea is to cut off the bottoms of a collection of wine bottles, using a glass cutter. Create a pattern with a round glass and smash bottles are left to fill in the part design. The finished look of broken glass countertop varies based on epoxy you choose. Paint the surface before you start with epoxy to cover the bottom surface of the bench as seen from the gaps between pieces of glass. Otherwise, you can choose the white epoxy to contrast with the glass. Coat the finished counter with marine-grade polyurethane for a glossy and durable finish.
Creating a pond around the designated bench area to make crushed glass countertops, using aluminum flashing tape, which you can find at the hardware store in the roof section. Glue the glass in place with construction adhesive. After mixing the epoxy according to the manufacturer’s instructions, pour a thin, even layer over the glass. Smooth out all over the surface, taking care to remove bubbles as is. Epoxies are sensitive to UV rays and tend to discolor. Direct sunlight can affect countertops and leave them cloudy or yellowish. To prevent this, apply a UV blocker sealant to the finished and hardened countertops.
This type of countertop is new in the market. However, it also has its own pros and cons. Make sure you have known about it in detail before dealing to buy it and pick it to your own kitchen. Take a look to our photo gallery here to find its design.