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This will be a quick guide on how to laminate your own cabinets or plywood projects using formica, contact cement, and a few basic tools, I completed ...
Lamination is great for turning plywood into a great looking piece of wood or furniture. It also can add durability, and water resistance to your coun...
cut the laminate slightly larger than the size of the substrate. I like a quarter inch on each side.. In this instructable I will be using strips of l...
open the canister of glue using the screwdriver. try to keep the glue off nice things and surfaces. It can be removed with acetone if youre quick enou...
wipe off any dust or debris from your laminate and the plywood. make sure its clean or else it wont lay flat together. coat the bottom of the laminate...
for smaller pieces, make sure you have a margin hanging off the edges. for larger pieces, place unglued intermediares on the big flat surfaces
be careful of the edges not to break them but to use enough pressure to get good contact and a seal
be careful when routing the edges. make sure it keeps a constant distance with the edge to be flush but never dig in. also use some pressure on the ed...
You're done with the lamination. Be mindful when transporting your newly laminated surfaces, as some laminates chip easily at the corners.
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