This is a video on how to profile and polish granite countertop for Do-It-Yourselfers. We turned a piece of 3cm (1 1/4") granite with very rough edge into a beautifully polished 3/8" radius edge
In this 26-minute video, Buren Smith, Applied Diamond Technology's 25-year veteran stone fabricator demonstrates the following skills and techniques:
Safety products for protection
Using variable-speed angle grinder
Grinding with turbo diamond cup wheel
Straight cutting with grinder and diamond blade
Creating radius profile with hand profiler
Edge polishing with dry diamond polishing pads
Re-sharpening of glazed polishing pads
This video introduces different tools to be used for edge profiling and polishing, and unveils the mystery of granite fabrication. You will surely find this video very informational and instructive if you ever want to tackle such a project that has seemed to be mission impossible before.
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