Removing material from kitchen worktop

3 Oct 2007
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United Kingdom
I am just replacing a kitchen sink unit with one that is slightly wider and I will have to take off only a few millimetres of the kitchen worktop to be able to drop the sink unit in. I was wondering what the best way was to remove the excess material so that I will not split the edges ?
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are you talking 5mm plus them if you have a reliable jigsaw cut from the top pendulum off
From my measurements I'm expecting I'll have take off about 3mm off the worktop.
3mm can be easy or a nightmare with a jigsaw the blade will tend to slide to the old cut at the bottom

what tools do you have [jigsaw circsaw hand saw chisel router etc??]
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Missed out that I have chisels ( i don't have router or circsaw)
my suggestion is a new 101b or d blade in your jigsaw
try cutting to the line if the blade wonders try filing a flat to the line so the blade has a flat face to hit and cut slowly possibly slightly angle into the line

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