Field Installation and Service Manual IMS115 - Page 3

1.2 It is essential that the surface being skinned or edge- banded is clean and free of dirt, dust, grease, water or wet paint. Make sure there are no foreign objects in the way, that all divots and gouges are fi lled fl ush and any bumps or protrusions are removed. The surface needs to be very fl at and free of any high or low spots. If they are not removed or fi lled prior to skinning, it is likely that these imperfections will transmit through a thin skin and be visible. Step 2 Size and Cut the Skin 115 Cutting Skin to Size Cutting Skin with Clamps, Straightedge and Razor Blade Measure Skin to Overhang 1/4” on all Sides 2.1 Situations may require special consideration, but a good rule of thumb is to pre-cut a skin to be 1/4” larger on each side of the piece it is to overlay. Example: An end of a wall cabinet that is 11-3/4” x 36” will require a skin cut to 12-1/4” x 36-1/2”. ©2017 PCS Professional Cabinet Solutions. All Rights Reserved. Section 1: IMS 115 3