My husband hunted down the only place left — in Astoria, Queens — that still made the exact stainless steel edging on 50s and 60s countertops. We installed this very easily and successfully on our new countertops.
Go to newyorkmetal.com to order this. Here are the exact pieces that you need:
I want you to call the company and get the same PROFILE as above, but in 1″.
4. Note, there is a core shipping charge of $150 – because the edging comes in 12′ strips, it must go freight. Well worth it, in the long run (no pun intended)!
Here are close ups of how this stuff comes together.
And, be sure to see my updated post on varying your countertop materials - this really improves a retro reno kitchen.