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Old 06-21-2011, 12:07 AM   #1
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Polymer coated bar top


I am pouring a polymer bar top which I have done before and have it pretty well down. This time I am putting a arm rail (5-1/4" cherry) around the bar on top of the polymer after it is cured. My question is will a 18 ga. brad nail go through the polymer and will it not damage the polymer?

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Old 06-21-2011, 06:10 AM   #2
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The nails or brads will shatter the finish---sooner or later---

Install the bar rail first or add a nailing strip to the edge that is as thick as your pour and wide enough to support the bar rail.---Mike---

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What about screwing up through the bottom of the bar top into the rail? (obviously using appropriate length screws as not to pierce the surface of the rail)
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