Should wooden worktops be in one piece with belfast sink

Postby Maggie66 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:59 am

I have had a new kitchen fitted with wooden worktops and a belfast sink. The worktops are in two pieces with a"tap bar" joining them, should this not be one workshop with a space cut out for the sink?

I really don't like it and the kitchen compny have told me that this is the one they are normally fitted.

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Postby steve61 » Sun Nov 21, 2010 9:03 pm

Hi Maggie,

Would it be possible for you to post a picture so we can be sure what your query relates to?

If it's what I think you mean ( a jointing strip ) butting the two pieces together, then IMHO it's a bodge job - most fitters will butt a joint using biscuits/glue to give a neat finish.

Steve :D
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Postby matthew-1984 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:13 pm

Hello Maggie.

Sounds like the kitchen company are trying to avoid extra work by just cutting two straight edges rather than routing out a sink cutout.

Is this more what you were thinking of:

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the last picture in the gallery. It has the tap set into the worktop.

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