Famous Undermount Farmhouse Sink
Undermount farmhouse sink, also known as apron sinks, can be impressive kitchen nodes because they are not only functional, but also stylish in a variety of settings, even in urban apartments. Whether you choose pure white porcelain, shiny hammered copper or rugged look of stone, a farmhouse sink is sure to be appealing for many years to come. Installing a farmhouse sink is different from a typical washing installation.
Cut around the outlines of the manufacturer supplied kitchen table templates. If your undermount farmhouse sink did not come with templates, place a sheet of cardboard on the floor and set the sink upside down on the surface. Trace around it with a carpenter’s pencil. Draw another line 1/4 inch inside the original line and cut along the new line. This will be your cutting guide for the countertop opening. Place the second piece of cardboard to the front of the sink, also called apron.
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Place the top cardboard template on the disk surface where you want the sink should be. Trace table on disk with your pencil. Put on your safety glasses. Using the jigsaw, cut the countertop and cabinet along the pencil lines. Sand any rough edges. Lift the sink on the ledge of the cabinet front and push it back in the slot to check for rough fit. It should fit just below the edge of the disc. Then push the sink out of the cabinet opening. Set it aside. Trim excess material from the counter and cabinet with the jigsaw for a better fit. Sand opening. Install under-mount hardware matches your undermount farmhouse sink, following manufacturers’ instructions.