How to make a sink?
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If you needed to do a sink in the kitchen or in a bath - do not rush to call specialists. It can be assembled by our own hands, independently preparing everything necessary.
- a jigsaw;
- building level;
- paint tape.
Before starting work, check the completeness of the product. Must be available:
- 2 side walls;
- 2 jumpers;
If the furniture for the kitchen is factory-made, then in the kit there is an instruction, following which you can easily assemble the shell and put the sink.
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First, connect the walls and the bottom, in whichIf necessary, you can make a hole for sewerage and water supply pipes in advance. The construction is strengthened with crosspieces, the doors are assembled in the last turn (after the installation and fixing of the sink).
The tube is put on the legs, their height is regulated, and the build quality is checked for the accuracy of the assembly.
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If the store could not find the right onewashing, it is quite possible to do it yourself. For these purposes, you can use, like old wooden furniture, and new MDF boards, or 16 mm chipboard. The work will require:
- putty on wood;
- brushes and paint;
- furniture screws;
- electric jigsaw.
After the measurements are taken, a drawing is drawn up -scheme of the future cabinet. In accordance with the dimensions of MDF or chipboard, the necessary details are cut with a jig saw: walls, doors, bottom, etc. When all the components of the pedestals are prepared, they start assembling it, similar to the one on which the purchased product is assembled. Screws fasten the parts of the frame, attach legs and hang door hinges. Surfaces shpaklyuyut, treated with sandpaper, primed and painted. After that, proceed to install the sink.
Sinks in the sink can be both overhead and mortise and the installation of each has its own characteristics.
Mounting of the consignment shell
The sink type is divided into sliding and ordinary. The first haveSpecial skids that are simply"Enter" in the grooves on the curbstone. The installation of such a shell is quick and easy, and you can immediately start installing communications. In the case when the shell is placed on top of the cabinet, it will require sealing of all joints. The open top of the pedestal along the entire perimeter is smeared with a sealant that simultaneously acts as a protective waterproofing agent and glue, the field of which is put on the sink.
For greater safety, so that the sink does notcollapsed under the weight of utensils, under it you can build an inner crate, so that it rests not on the thin end of the nightstand, but on more powerful wooden bars. They are screwed from the inside of the frame and before installation of the shell, they are glued with glue for better fixing.
Installation of a mortise shell
Before you do a mortise installation of the sink, you need to make sure of the strength of the frame and that it is assembled without any distortions (the building level is useful).
Step one: make the markup
When buying embedded sinks packaging many of themIt is a ready-made template, by which you can make a hole in the table top of the right size. But if such a template is not available, you can take the cardboard from any packaging packaging and, after measuring the bottom of the sink, cut a few centimeters more.
Step two: measure the location
This is a very important moment, because you needThink about the location of the crane, and finding the filter, and the way the kitchenware will be arranged, in a word, provide everything. After the ideal place is found, the cardboard template is attached to the table top with adhesive tape and is outlined. Then it is removed, and the perimeter of the future hole from the outside is pasted with paint tape, 8-12 cm. This procedure will protect the edges from chips and damage with tools.
Step three: drill and cut out
First, in the countertop drill drilla few holes (a 2 mm drill is suitable). They are made very close to each other and are joined into a common groove by a conventional chisel. It is from this point and begin to cut the countertop using fret saws for wood.
Step Four: Set the Sink
The end of the drilled hole must be smearedsealant, and then insert the sink and hold it under pressure for about a minute. The full setting of the glue and the final fixation will occur in a few hours. After that, you can proceed with the installation of sewerage, installation of cranes, mixer and other devices (for example, a water filter).