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Old August 1st 03, 08:55 PM
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I want to do a *butt and scribed* (?) invisible joint on two post-formed
laminated kitchen worktops. What do I use? A router? A fine jigsaw?

Cheers!
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Old August 1st 03, 09:18 PM
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"Gilbert" wrote in message
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I want to do a *butt and scribed* (?) invisible joint on two post-formed
laminated kitchen worktops. What do I use? A router? A fine jigsaw?


I've seen professionals cut the joint with a router.
But they also used a jig to guide it which costs several hundred
pounds. I've no idea how hard it is to get right without this.

Tim



Cheers!
Gilbert



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Old August 1st 03, 09:45 PM
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you can hire the jig!!!
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"Gilbert" wrote in message
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I want to do a *butt and scribed* (?) invisible joint on two post-formed
laminated kitchen worktops. What do I use? A router? A fine jigsaw?


I've seen professionals cut the joint with a router.
But they also used a jig to guide it which costs several hundred
pounds. I've no idea how hard it is to get right without this.

Tim



Cheers!
Gilbert





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Old August 1st 03, 11:09 PM
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"paul" wrote

you can hire the jig!!!


Where??? I see they're 99.99 to buy from Screwfix.


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Old August 2nd 03, 12:37 AM
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"paul" wrote

you can hire the jig!!!


Where??? I see they're 99.99 to buy from Screwfix.



you can normally find them on ebay for 40 to 50




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Old August 2nd 03, 10:26 PM
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Cutting a joint well is riding a bike, easy when you get the hang of it.

For the cost of a GOOD router & jig you could pay someone like me, & have
change.

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Where??? I see they're 99.99 to buy from Screwfix.



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Old August 3rd 03, 07:59 AM
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"kitchenman" wrote...

...you could pay someone like me...


really does seem to miss the point of D-I-Y, doesn't it?

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Old August 4th 03, 12:21 PM
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"kitchenman" wrote in message ...
Cutting a joint well is riding a bike, easy when you get the hang of it.

For the cost of a GOOD router & jig you could pay someone like me, & have
change.


If we're talking GOOD then a hell of a lot of change I would hope:-)

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Old August 4th 03, 12:24 PM
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"Frank" wrote in message ...
"Gilbert" wrote in message
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"paul" wrote

you can hire the jig!!!


Where??? I see they're 99.99 to buy from Screwfix.



you can normally find them on ebay for 40 to 50


I've just bought a bigger Router and about to buy a jig. I have two
joints to make but have enough spare material to practice on first.
I'll report how I get on in a few weeks.

Andrew
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Old August 4th 03, 05:41 PM
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I was quoted 95 by a guy who specialises in doing this service
on-site. Seemed like a fair price but I bought the gear (from
Screwfix)and did it myself, just for the experience.


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