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rdesmond 01-25-2010 06:45 PM

undermount sink/part 2?
 
I posted a topic yesterday about a vanity top for an undermount sink that i purchased. I got some really good replies and I am so glad I joined this chatroom. As I said before the cutout for the sink is 15" X 11". I found an undermount sink out of California that measures 15 3/4" X 11 5/8". I talked to the salesman and he told me that you want the undermount sink to be just a little bit bigger than the cutout. I dont know if he just wants to sell me the product to make a little money (ha ha). Do you think this will work for me?

YesMaam27577 01-25-2010 07:34 PM

In general, the cutout for an undermount sink matches the sink exactly.

If the cutout is bigger and the sink has a "top surface", then the purpose of the undermount is lost.

If the cutout is smaller, you'll have a weird lip to try to keep clean.

But in either case, a difference of 1/16 to 1/8 is not very significant.


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