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Forum topic by scribble posted 03-13-2015 05:13 PM 685 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-13-2015 05:13 PM

I am looking to find a place to locate a place to be able to purchase smooth laminate sheets to laminate some MDF for a new router table top.

-- If you can't read it Scribble wrote it!! “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”


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#1 posted 03-13-2015 05:15 PM

They have it at the BORG.

Cheers,
Brad

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#2 posted 03-13-2015 05:53 PM

I got mine a Home Re-Source store. They had a lot of smaller pieces left overs from a cabinet shop. Perfect for shop furniture and cheap.

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#3 posted 03-13-2015 06:11 PM

If there is a Habitat Re-Store around they will have some of the same kind of scraps that are perfect for this. My store gets $5 each for the pieces, some of them are full sized sheets with a damaged corners or a split on one end.

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#4 posted 03-13-2015 06:22 PM

One other thing to consider, I got melamine coated plywood. It is used for concrete forms

I got it from ‘Home Depot Supply’ which is a contractor version of home depot.

The one in KC is called White Cap Supply
it is 19mm thick (3/4) 4X8 and I paid 42 dollars 2 years ago
Great stuff, slippery, and glue doesnt stick and very rigid… basically Baltic Birch with a skin.

Description

Phenolic Plywood, 19 mm Thick, 4 ft Width, 8 ft Length
Features

Abrasion resistant super long life chemically resistant
Little or no form release needed
Abrasion resistant super long life chemically resistant
Little or no form release needed

Specifications

Type: Phenolic
Thickness: 19 mm
Length: 8 ft
Width: 4 ft

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#5 posted 03-16-2015 07:34 PM

So I went to Menards at lunch looking at there laminate and every sheet there was a granite looking and it was not glass smooth like I was expecting. It wasn’t overly rough but seemed like a car surface that has contaminates on it. Maybe I am just being picky but I thought it would be a problem to use this they way it was.

-- If you can't read it Scribble wrote it!! “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”

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#6 posted 03-16-2015 07:49 PM

How much should I expect to pay for this?

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