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Old 10-31-2006, 04:08 PM   #1
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Formica countertop cutting


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What is the best way to cut a piece of Formica countertop to fit. Should I use a sharp knife to score it or should I use my table saw to cut it? Thanks.

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Formica countertop cutting


Are you cutting just the Formica or the finished counter top?

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router on finished counter. NOt finished i would try a utility knife and snapping it.

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You put the edge piece on first. Rough cut it oversize 1/8" or so by scoring and breaking. Contact cement it on. Clean up the edges with a router with a bottom bearing straight cut bit. Then glue the roughcut slightly oversize top laminate down and router again.
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