fitting edge strip to worktop

Postby dmtaylor » Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:43 pm

Help How do you fix the edge strip to a laminate worktiop? The strip that came with the worktop is slightly too wide, how do you shave off the excess and how do you make the edge watertight?
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Simply Build It

Postby garsmiff » Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:55 am

Not sure if this is still the way, but I can remember my Dad doing this many years ago! he used to iron the strip on ( he always kept an old iron in the garage) and then he would carefully cut the excess off with a blade and then gently file each edge/rub with sand paper.
Not sure on the water tightness off this, maybe I should of watched for a bit longer! :lol:
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