[Darkroom] Granite Counters

Jasmine Strong jasmine at electronpusher.org
Fri Feb 5 16:30:57 PST 2010


I'd be touchy about granite for a darkroom on the grounds that it can  
be surprisingly radioactive and that this can fog film over time.

-J.

On Feb 5, 2010, at 3:46 PM, John Magolske wrote:

> * Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> [100205 15:37]:
>> Well, just to be clear on our options here, what are our requirements
>> for a counter surface?  (Ben?)  What are our other price options?
>>
>> -Stainless steel (also not cheap)
>> -Formica (cheapest option--price estimate?)
>
> I've heard soapstone is ideal for chem-lab counter tops (more inert
> than granite, etc.). I'm not suggesting we should hold out for that,
> but if there happens to be a big slab of it laying around somewhere...
> It's also easy to cut.
>
> John
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