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Heads up! Granite discs, £2, B&Q.

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wilson logan 125/03/2019 12:43:36
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Hi All,

I saw these advertised outside at my local B&Q (were £7 each).

About a foot across by 3/4 thick. Reasonably smooth on one side. Other side is a bit rough. The two on display were chipped but there were plenty good ones on the pallet.

They're a reasonable size without being too heavy.

You could lap three together.

Worth thinking about for £6...

Cheers,

Wilson.

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Douglas Johnston25/03/2019 13:36:45
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Granite discs can also be used for the base of things like tapping fixtures. Nice and heavy and stable and cheap as chips if you can get them for £2 a pop.

Doug

Neil Wyatt25/03/2019 18:54:33
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Another idea is to contact a kitchen fitter and see if they have any offcuts of epoxy/granite composite worktop (e.g. the bit cut out for a sink)

Neil

Plasma25/03/2019 19:13:32
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Our local worktop guy will provide off cuts to size polished and bevelled etc.

My surface plate is made of one such and several models have polished granite bases.

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