Types of Granite Edges Types of Granite Edges
When you lay a granite countertop, it is important to pay particular attention to the granite edges as there are a multitude of different styles available. Consider the following as you plan your granite countertop.
Bullnose is a popular choice that comes in several variations. Full bullnose is a rounded granite edge resembling a semi-circle, while double bullnose has rounded corners but a straight edge. Radius bullnose has a rounded corner at the top, a straight edge and a square corner at the bottom.
The waterfall edge is sometimes referred to as the demi bullnose. It is one large curve shaped like a quarter of a circle.
Similar to the bullnose, the bevel as a lot of different variations. It looks like a straight slice out of the granite, and the angle of the slice determines whether it is a quarter bevel, a half bevel or a reverse bevel.
Ogee and Cove Ogee
A bit fancier, the ogee has an S-shaped curve, only the S is tilted backwards slightly. The cove ogee looks more like a curvy W.