We are going to be installing new counter tops (laminate w/ wood edge) in
our kitchen. I have a piece of granite that I would like to install in the
countertop near the stove. Does anybody have advice on mounting the granite
into the countertop. I would prefer to install it flush or near flush with
I have two instances of granite mounted in wooden countertops in my house.
One has beveled-edge granite resting in a rectangular hole in the wood, and
one has square-cut granite resting on a ledge that is cut into the wood with
a router. What kind of tools do you have?
installing the granite is the easy part.
cut a beveled (15 degrees) cutout in the laminate top
grind down the edges of the granite (same bevel) to fit in the cutout (all 4
sides get beveled).
make sure the top is the widest part of the beveled edges.
cutouts in laminate tops for cutting boards are a disaster waiting to
you should be asking
"how do I seal the edge of the laminate cutout"
somewhere in Ca.
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