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How to cut plinth when floor is out

Discussion in 'Wood / Woodwork / Carpentry' started by Gary111, 11 Sep 2020.

  1. Gary111

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    Hi, Im fitting a kitchen kickboard, the floor is uneven , Ive read to trim the top off not the bottom, but then my joints will not be quite square, is that the correct way to do it ?

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    Level the floor
     
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    If you trim the top off it will not cover where the floor runs out.
    Either level the floor, as foxhole says, or scribe the bottom of the board to the shape of the floor.
    Depending on the amount of run out this mat simply be done by aligning the top edge correctly and sliding a pencil along the floor.
    If the gap is too big place the pencil on a thin, narrow piece of wood to raise it to the correct height. Trim the bottom edge to the pencil line.
     
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    Thanks guys, I dont have the option to level the floor at this point as my daughters bf has had cushion floor fitted so Ill cut the bottom edge
     
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    Seal the bottom edge well or any spillages will soak in and swell the board
     
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    if you are using a jigsaw get a downcut blade pendulum off and hold down firmly when cutting
     
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