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williams

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1487 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: ply titebond

I made mistake L section of bar top. I have to remove 2’ piece of 3/4 CTX ply that was glued to 3/4 particle board using titebond. Am I going to be able to split these apart – or will I just create a mess? I wanted to x-cross the layers at the L, but forgot to leave top ply piece shorter for the overlap.

-- William, Brighton, MI


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JAGWAH

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#1 posted 1487 days ago

You might, but then I’d just saw kerf the 2” edge multiple times at a just shy proper depth, break away the waste and then chisel or route to a clean bottom. I would consider using draw-tite anchors to pull the two together.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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williams

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#2 posted 1487 days ago

@jagwah. Thank you. I am not familiar with the loc-tite anchors. Any link on those? tia

-- William, Brighton, MI

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hazbro

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#3 posted 1487 days ago

the glue bond will be stronger than the particle board and make a mess. you could cut a rabbet in the top side of the glued down board and the bottom of the next board to make a lap and screw them together.

-- measure once, keep cuttin' til it fits

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williams

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#4 posted 1487 days ago

@haxbro. That is another good thought. thank you.

-- William, Brighton, MI

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Peter Oxley

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#5 posted 1487 days ago

@williams – here are links to a couple of products for connecting countertop sections. I like the FlipBolts.

QuickDraw Countertop Connector
FlipBolt Countertop Connector

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

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JAGWAH

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#6 posted 1487 days ago

Sometimes called draw-tites loc-tites or zip bolts like these at Mc Feelys.
http://www.mcfeelys.com/product/FSC-2600/Zipbolt
Here’s a do it yourself site showing use of the ones I’m more familiar with
http://www.hammerzone.com/archives/kitchen/countr/install2.html

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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FirehouseWoodworking

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#7 posted 1487 days ago

You can also usually find the draw-tite bolts at Home Depot or Lowes where they sell the pre-made countertops.

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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