How do I drill into a melamine shelf for mug hooks?


Postby thezillionthsue » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:19 pm

Sorry, I know this is a bit basic but I am useless at DIY.

I am replacing some old white melamine shelves in my kitchen with similar (but shiny new) ones, and I want to hang mugs underneath them.

So I presumably need to drill starter holes under the shelves in order to be able to screw mughooks in?

Will I be able to do this without the melamine splitting, and if so how?

Thanks :)
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Postby thedoctor » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:27 pm

See our project on pilot holes in the projects section
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Postby thezillionthsue » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:34 pm

[quote="thedoctor"]See our project on pilot holes in the projects section[/quote]

Thanks :)
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Postby thezillionthsue » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:40 pm

[quote="thedoctor"]See our project on pilot holes in the projects section[/quote]

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This project doesn't mention melamine (I think the shelves are chipboard coated with melamine) - is the principle the same?
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Postby thedoctor » Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:42 pm

Exactly the same. Good luck
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Postby thezillionthsue » Tue Jan 22, 2008 9:27 pm

Thanks again :)
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