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Uses for granite countertop pieces (frugality forum at permies)
I saw a craigslist ad in my town for some free granite countertop scraps, ranging from about 10x10 to 24x48. Has anyone re-purposed granite slabs for anything?
Broken tile mosaic countertop
This was a fun project. My bathroom counter was a hideous plastic laminate. I wanted a stone counter but lacked the funds... Lucky for me, I had some leftover porcelain (or perhaps ceramic?) floor tiles. I didn't want to rent a tile saw, so I decided to do a broken tile mosaic. I love the effect-- it looks like pieces of slate. To do this, I removed the old counter, cut a plywood top, and traced my sink for the cut-out. Attached hardibacker to the plywood with screws. Installed the counter…