I'm getting a fitter in to fit three worktops into U shaped kitchen.
On a previous kitchen the walls were slightly off 90 degrees and they are in
this kitchen too by a minute amount.
This fitter has said that the units "must be at 90 degrees because of the
My question is: Is he just trying to make his job as easy as possible or
is there validity to his request?
Any help appreciated...
Set the worktops so they are square, touching the walls as much as
possible.Scribe along the worktop keeping your pencil against the wall.
However much the wall is out of square, this distance will then be
transferred to the
worktop. Plane down to the line. The worktop will then be square with the
wall, ready for mitreing. The joiner should know how to do this.....If not,
get a better one.
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Did I dream the following?
Fitter measures the 'trueness' and adjusts the jig accordingly.
Since our worthy housebuilders almost never create 90 degree angles I would
assume most kitchen fitters 'play' with trueness constantly.
Depends on what type of joint you are having. If you are having a full mitre
joint, then this can be cut out of square. If you are having the common
masons mitre, then this also can be cut out of square.
The jig I have will cut a few degrees out and then the masons mitre
will start opening. Then its down to a hand finish. The fitter should
cope if he is an experienced worktop man. As far as the rear of the
worktops are concerned, its far better to have the over hang right and
plaser, pack the wall out for tiling, john ( surrey kitchen
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