Backsplash Install - Carpentry - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Carpentry

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-22-2011, 09:08 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 21
Rewards Points: 10
Default

backsplash install


I'm using 1x4 poplar stained to match the cabinets for a backsplash on the counter top. My run is about 12 foot and my board is 10 foot when I make my splice with the 2 foot piece do I go with a standard 45 degree cut or use another angle? Would I be better off instead of using 10 and 2 to complete the run to use 8 and 4 or 6 and 6 pieced together?

Advertisement

RobertN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2011, 10:27 AM   #2
A "Handy Husband"
 
rjniles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: South Carolina Low Country
Posts: 4,241
Rewards Points: 2,392
Default

backsplash install


Buy a longer piece and make it up without a joint. How much can a 12' 1/4 Poplar cost?

Advertisement

__________________
Location:
Coastal South Carolina
rjniles is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-24-2011, 11:48 AM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 9,519
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

backsplash install


A wood backsplash will be problematic with all the water. Where it comes into contact with the counter, you will have mold issues if it's not sealed properly.
Maybe even then behind the sink.
__________________
Ron
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
B. Franklin 1759
Ron6519 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Delta-FL on floor and XPS on walls. Should I install the flooring or the walls first? yotaman Remodeling 11 04-19-2011 10:20 AM
Beadboard Backsplash nthomp16 Building & Construction 12 02-06-2011 04:28 PM
Should I install interior doors before floor? pttcc Flooring 13 11-23-2010 10:02 AM
Anyone install a tin/copper style ceiling? flashme18 Remodeling 7 07-19-2009 08:56 AM
Preparing to install Kerdi on bathtub surround DIY-Renovator Flooring 18 07-17-2008 11:42 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts