[Darkroom] Granite Counters

Kelly hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 18:04:42 PST 2010


Ok. Well, there is the consideration that we're not just using this
for photo development. So if we want to go the epoxy route, I want a
really tough epoxy.

-Kelly

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Jasmine Strong
<jasmine at electronpusher.org> wrote:
>
> Wooden countertops with a thick epoxy lacquer.  That's what all the labs
> I've worked in used.
>
> -J.
>
> On Feb 5, 2010, at 4:35 PM, Kelly wrote:
>
>> Hmm, interesting point. What would you recommend?
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 4:30 PM, Jasmine Strong
>> <jasmine at electronpusher.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> 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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