How to paste furniture edge

How to paste furniture edge

The narrow strip protecting edges of furniture board is called edge. The melamine film on the basis of paper is most distributed. Its thickness does not exceed 0.4 mm. The inside at it is processed by special glue which allows to use independently edge without special machine.

It is required to you

  • - furniture edge;
  • - board;
  • - rag;
  • - wallpaper knife;
  • - fine-grained abrasive paper;
  • - brush;
  • - felt;
  • - scissors;
  • - iron;
  • - vice.


1. Take board on which it is necessary to paste furniture edge. Grind face surface a little and dust brush. Fix part in vice, having laid to felt.

2. Cut off scissors necessary quantity of edge taking into account allowance of 0.5 cm for the pasted-over face. Apply edge on face and level it. Put with ledge in 3 mm on the party. Try that the surplus evenly came to both parties of preparation.

3. Put from above fabric and slowly carry out by the heated iron on it. Temperature should not be too high. Pick up temperature condition by practical consideration that were not fallen intermittently edge. Its shrinkage under the iron as it melts glue layer will be sign that it has well got warm.

4. If you glue two faces at once, then at the end of the first take a few iron on edge. She will be bent on the following party. Having turned preparation, continue to glue further.  

5. Glue short parts up to 40 cm at all length at once. Long sites – on 40 cm.

6. You watch iron sole that it completely was on part. The second hand through fabric press edge.

7. Leave to cool down for 15 minutes. Invert part edge down and cut off end surplus wallpaper knife. The knife has to be sharp and without jags. Knife edge previously well to zapoliruyta small abrasive paper.

8. Invert part in starting position. Reverse side of knife, having inclined it at an angle 45 degrees, carry out on edge, rumpling it towards laminate. Further having densely pressed knife to part surface, cut off edge.

9. Take small abrasive paper and accurately smooth out side parts of edge to smooth roughnesses. Do it very carefully not to damage edge. In addition at the end of work make finish skin.

10. After that the face will be nice on the touch and will never break off. The furniture edge is pasted. Now it will serve long and will not come off accidental careless touch.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team