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02-13-2017 05:38 PM

Various shop projects call for sheets of high pressure laminate. Any idea on where to source this? I’ve been calling around with much success.

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#1 posted 02-13-2017 05:40 PM

Have you tried calling Cabinet shops in Europe?

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#2 posted 02-13-2017 05:40 PM

I’m in the Bay Area, BTW.

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#3 posted 02-13-2017 05:54 PM

My local Lowes stopped carrying laminate but the one by my work still carries it in a few colors.

You can also check here for a few sellers…, just add your zip code.

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#4 posted 02-13-2017 06:04 PM

Thanks Jacob—alas there’s nothing within 50 miles. i see Home Depot has something in white – had hoped for another color, but so it goes. ;)

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#5 posted 02-13-2017 07:16 PM

No cabinet / hardwood suppliers in the Bay Area? I’m sure there has to be a few.

In my area I’ve used a a product called Panolam they have a laminate product made of plywood which is really nice. I’ve used the double sided product for outfeed tables.

You can also make your own. Its actually pretty easy to laminate a sheet of plywood.

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#6 posted 02-13-2017 07:22 PM

I make my own with Formica of Wilsonart. They are much thicker and more durable than Melamine.
Actually Melamine is fine for cabinet shelves, but for workbenches or shop jigs I favor the thicker stuff.

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#7 posted 02-13-2017 10:02 PM

Contact commercial and residential cabinet shops. They can point you in the right direction.

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#8 posted 02-13-2017 11:07 PM

Just google “bay area laminate supplier”. This one popped right up.

There’s going to be several, as someone has to be supplying all the counter top fabricators in the area. Probably a hundred new counter tops being installed every day in the area.

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#9 posted 02-13-2017 11:23 PM

Thanks Clin, much appreciated.

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#10 posted 02-14-2017 12:31 AM

If you want to mail order. But I have to believe there are many in the SF area. keep looking.

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#11 posted 02-14-2017 05:46 AM

Parksite or Richelieu would have them but I don’t know if they have branches in California.

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#12 posted 02-14-2017 07:04 PM

My local Lowes has three sheets in stock.

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