Hello,
I recently just made my first countertop. I messed up and didn't put rebar or mesh inside. During the transport to the kitchen it broke in the small sink area. I used epoxy to connect the pieces and filled with the concrete mix without the small aggregate. The cracks are so noticeable and I don't think I want to tear it out and start over. Any suggestions?

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IF THIS IS YOUR COUNTERTOP AND YOU CAN LIVE WITH IT THEN KEEP IT...JUST RESEAL OVER THE CRACKS. if THIS IS A CUSTOMERS JOB THEN I WOULD SAY YOU MAKE A NEW ONE.....SORRY TO TELL YOU THAT. JUST THINK OF IT AS A LEARNING EXPERIENCE. I KNOW IT SUX BUT THIS BEING YOUR FIRST ONE, YOU DONT WANT TO START WITH A BAD REPUTATION. NOW YOU KNOW TO PUT SCRIM IN THERE...OR REBAR...I PREFER SCRIM(NETTING). I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW MANY PIECES I HAVE HAD TO MAKE AGAIN IN THE BEGINNING OF MY CAREER. EVEN NOW EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE I HAVE TO MAKE PIECES AGAIN. ITS ALL ABOUT LEARNING AND TRIAL AND ERROR AND MAKING A GOOD REPUTATION FOR YOURSELF. GOOD LUCK

My vote would be to tear it out and re-pour.  If you don't, more cracks will continue to show up over time.  Concrete needs primary reinforcement.

Don't fret...I poured my first countertop three times until I felt I got it right.

My first piece turned out perfect. It was about 8 pieces later when i was making tops to paying customers when my luck ran out. I also did one piece 3 times cause a sinl knockout kept cracking.

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