Kitchen Worktops - Joints

23 Feb 2014
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United Kingdom

I am fitting my first kitchen worktop as DIY project.

I have cut my worktop Male & Female joints by using router and jig.

The question.....
Do i need to file or sand the cut end of the laminate so a tiny bevel is formed (on the top laminate surface)? so when i push the ends together (& tighten with bots) the colour filler will fill a tiny "grove" or should i leave as cut with the router?

I could not find any info to point me in the right direction, so please would one of you nice people out there can give me an answer.

Thank in advance:)
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If you have neat sharp cut done with a router and jig, it won't need colorfill. Certainly not a groove. The tightening and levelling of the two parts with bolts is critical as well.


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