Sink cut-outs should be a minimum of 50mm from the worktop front edge.
Aluminium foil should be applied to the edges of hob cut-outs.
There should be a minimum 200mm between hob cut-outs.
Hob cut-outs should be a minimum of 50mm from the worktop front edge.
Hob flange needs to sit on the aluminium foil around the cut-out, to avoid conducting too much heat into the wood and causing cracking.
When a worktop is to be fitted near to a Aga, Rayburn or similar allow a minimum gap of 4mm. Ideally a solid end cap return should be fixed across the end grain to stop any splits occurring.
Hardwood Kitchen Worktops Cutouts