Im making a new countertop for our kitchen. I will use a partical board fro
the base, Formika for the top and a strip of solid surface for the edge.
What is the best glue to use to glue the edge?
I made a tile counter and used RTV to hold Corian edging on it. I used finish
nails with the heads cut off in blind holes in the Corian to anchor it but once
the RTV set up I doubt they are really doing anything.
I used 3/4 plywood for the base because I was worried particle board would
absorb water and blow up.
I just called the dude, he said that they use contact cement on the back and
they use a epoxy type glue for the joint. the problem is, it comes in a 2
big tubes (silicone size) available at 120.00$ (CAN) and you need the
I only have 2 joint 1/4" x 1" to do...
There is a special color matched corian joint adhesive. or similar for
whatever other manufacturer you choose. They also make special plastic
biscuits for solid surface. Personally in this non standard
application I would just get a tube of the color matched (to the
formaica) caulk and seal the joint to the solid surface with that. I
would use the plastic biscuits. Be sure to use the high density
particle board or mdf as a substrate for the formica. Plywood is _not_
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