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Kitchen worktop joint

Discussion in 'Wood / Woodwork / Carpentry' started by Peter James, 6 May 2021.

  1. Peter James

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    Hi,
    I am joining some timber worktops using the normal tie rods. However, because I only need to do a couple I am not purchasing a jig. I plan to route the straight line for the bar; and then drill the wide holes at each end to hold the fasteners (the end dumbells).
    What diameter should these holes be? I am guessing around 30mm or maybe a bit bigger.

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    30mm will be fine
     
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    Thank you. Should I use a Forstner or a flat wood bit? Or hole saw?
    The timber is 69mm thick so need to go to a depth of 40ish mm.
     
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    Might as well just route them.
     
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