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i have this u-shaped countertop to make, and being a novice at this, i'm looking for some advice on how to go about making it. it will have a undermount sink so a splice there isn't a option. i'm thinking of a splice at the cooktop. does anyone see a better option? thanks guys.
Top material laminate, s.s., granite,wood? Site built? shop built? You don't give enough info for a real answer.
oops forgot to clarify it is laminate. i know i'll have to seam the laminate somewhere. but what i meant was making the top in one piece or making it in two sections and then connecting them together at install. they could be made on site if that would have better results also.
Undermount sink in a laminate top? Sure you want to do that?
I would have the decks fit first, then build up, if its self edge, and have the lam fit to the deck & seamed at the shop
Leave 1 of the splice blocks at the corner unglued (Likely the cooktop side corner) so it can be taken in 2 pcs, this is also where the edge will come together in an inside corner.
Have the sink mounted and sanded in with bondo.
When you get to the site, set the decks, sand out the pb seams, lay up the lam and finish as normal.
Make the top in one piece itself and use a natural looking material for these top laminates. This will save you the time of installing two pieces together.