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Old 10-25-2010, 07:54 PM   #16
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this was an install we did 10 years ago, pretty flat. 220-1800 diamonds then polish.

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Old 10-26-2010, 01:39 PM   #17
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Looks like glass! Beautiful.
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Old 10-29-2010, 10:02 PM   #18
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Yeah,what a difference in depth of polish when you go up that high in grits.Some jump into 400 then powders and get a pop but no depth.
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Old 02-11-2011, 10:50 PM   #19
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Just a simple slate job.

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Old 02-11-2011, 11:00 PM   #20
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Nice Steve.
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Old 02-11-2011, 11:04 PM   #21
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Couple of color seal jobs:

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Old 02-12-2011, 09:04 AM   #22
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Old 03-26-2011, 01:15 PM   #23
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Just a simple marble top restore. Belonged to lady's grandma and was pretty beat up and dingy, with yellow wax and all kinds of very old griminess.

Looks much better now.

Apologies for the cell phone pics.
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:36 PM   #24
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Hi Adriana

As usual, nice job!

How do you like restoration vs. fabrication?

It's nice when you can get a before and after in the same photo.
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Old 04-03-2011, 11:34 AM   #25
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Hi John How are you?

Restoration is so much fun. This one particular, because the difference was so huge. The little top was pretty beat-up. Client was amazed at how well it cleaned up and almost cried. She thought it was ruined for sure.
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Old 04-03-2011, 12:19 PM   #26
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Hi Adrianna

Just wrapping up with a cold. I'll be glad when this job is finished!

You truly have a passion for stone. It shows in your fabrication, restoration, and helping others.

Hopefully, the restoration aspect will spark a new interest to your business that can supplement the fabrication if needed. It's also not quite so hard on the back!
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Old 04-15-2011, 06:48 PM   #27
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Saltillo strip and seal

Here's a couple pics of a small nightmare.I used a citrus stripper,5in1tool,wire and nylon brushes,mek,26 rolls of paper towels,24 rags,rewashed,and Agg saltillo sealer from Catalina.Took 7 days by myself,500 ft.
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That's awesome, Dave

What did you not use? Seems like you showed up with the entire hardware store
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Hi Dave

Excellent job!

Did you run into any worn tiles, or was it just the coating that was in bad shape?

MEK is some good stuff. Now I understand where your posting skills came from!
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Dave, you're an animal. Those are never fun
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