Im currently building an outdoor kitchen. As part of this I have built a 2 meter cabinet out of brick (single walled) up to 900mm. I now want to put a wooden worktop ontop of it, but I Suddnly have a few questions and I was hoping someone could help.
My concerns are...
1 - What is the best way to screw the worktop down onto the brick. I would normally just put a plug in the brick and screw through the wood. But as its a worktop I don't want exposed screws on the surface. What would be the best way of screwing from underneath? I want it to be pretty strong as I don't want to risk the worktop warping and popping off over time. 2 - The surface I would be screwing down to is quite undulating (my brickwork is ok, but they are a rustic brick with soft edges). what would be the best way to ensure I am pulling down onto a level surface. Im concerned that If I pull it down with screws, the bricks would cut into the wood which would cause it to rot over time. I did think about putting a layer of mortar down first, but a friend told me that its bad practice for mortar to touch wood, and that the mortar wouldn't cure properly without being sandwiched by another brick.
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