Wood vanity counter and backsplash
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Let’s say you’re installing a new wood vanity countertop and wood backsplash.
How would you attach the backsplash to the wall?
How much gap would you leave between the two? 1/8”?
Gary

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  Re: Wood vanity counter and backsplash by Gary G™ (Let’s say you’re ins...)
I'm assuming both pieces have the grain running in the same direction. If so, can you pocket screw the splash from the back, with silicone between the 2 before screwing them together.
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(10-13-2018, 07:54 PM)museumguy Wrote: I'm assuming both pieces have the grain running in the same direction. If so, can you pocket screw the splash from the back, with silicone between the 2 before screwing them together.

10-4 on that.

Or, I've used straight silicone caulk and stuck the splash right to the sheetrock.

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  Re: Wood vanity counter and backsplash by Gary G™ (Let’s say you’re ins...)
The vanity is in a corner so the long backsplash runs with the countertop; the side doesn’t.
36” X 24” top

Momma also hasn’t decided how she wants the profiles of top and backsplash to meet.
Gary

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You want me to call Her up and get things in gear? That way you can get off the couch and get something constructive done...................

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  Re: Wood vanity counter and backsplash by Gary G™ (Let’s say you’re ins...)
I added a wood back splash to my butcher block counter top.  

I used 3/4" by 6" maple.  

I ran the maple through the table saw with the material vertical and took an 1/8" x 1½ slice off one side.  This allowed me to bank that edge for alignment and I screwed in from behind.

In retrospect, the 1/8" ledge was unnecessary.  I should have glued and pinned it with my 18 gauge pinner and then added screws from behind.
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