Custom brass countertops hand fabricated with soldered seams. These particular countertops were glued and formed over a 2 inch plywood Substrate that had to be prebuilt. Other preexisting countertops may work as a substrate in a remodel situation. Mr. and Mrs. Larkin are always a fan of reusing anything they can, this is often better for the environment and the pocketbook. Sometimes Mrs. Larkin tells Mr. Larkin that he should have lived during the Great Depression. And Mr. Larkin thinks this may be her complimenting his resourcefulness!