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CORIAN ® is the most common brand name for the plastic kitchen/bathroom countertop material introduced in 1971, installed in upscale homes. To buy a countertop would be about $200 per lineal foot (2 square feet). But if you hit up the right fabrication shop, they will give you scraps, such as sink cut-outs; just don't be picky about the color. The best color is solid white, but the "granite" choices work too, but can have tiny bubbles entrained. Then having some woodworking tools helps: table saw, cross-cut saw, drill press, and sanders would be ideal. If you don't, at least a big vice, hacksaw, rasps and files, and the most useful tool is the Dremel with spiral bits. It is very much like working with hardwood. Sands really nice too. Turns for round objects in the Dremel because it doesn't melt like styrene. Drawback is that it's delicate when thin, shatters easily, does not bend at all. Glues well with superglue and epoxy. I've been using it for just about every project that has scratch-building, from conversions of sedans to convertibles, and curbside chassis, for coke coolers and luggage, to tiny parts such as horns.