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Routing Formica Plastic Laminate

May 22nd, 2010 4 comments

What is the proper direction that a router must go when routing (or cutting) off Formica cabinet or countertop plastic laminate? The correct way of trimming the plastic depends upon what you are cutting. Inside and outside cuts are accomplished differently.

I watched a video on Youtube the other day, actually two of them, where the instructors were pushing the router in the wrong direction while cutting the Formica off of a cabinet and a countertop. Their misuse of the tool inspired me to create a video teaching professional cabinet maker’s methods of trimming laminate.

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Kitchen Cabinet Puck Light Installation Instructions

May 20th, 2010 1 comment

This video gives details for adding kitchen cabinet under cabinet lighting. These puck light installation instructions are very detailed and provided from Lowe’s. These low voltage lights can add a great deal of character to your cupboards appearance. They are reasonably priced, functional and can add a designer touch to your cupboards.

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How Difficult is Cabinet Resurfacing

April 19th, 2010 No comments

I found this great video that demonstrates how difficult it is for an armature to do kitchen or bathroom cabinet resurfacing. How hard is it? Professional recovering specialists are working on this resurfacing project and I think you will agree, there’s a lot of work involved.

The homeowner who wants to “do it yourself” is going to need the right tools, plenty of time and a whole lot of help. The job is going to be difficult and messy as well.

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How to Make Plastic Laminate Cabinet Doors

April 14th, 2010 No comments

Learning how to make kitchen or bathroom vanity plastic laminate cabinet doors is going to require having the proper tools. Building Formica doors takes a certain skill level. In this series of videos you will see an excellent demonstration of how these doors are made.

The first video is on cutting the boards. The one thing that I did not see this craftsman do is check the sheets to see if they are square. This is a good idea, especially if you are building European cabinets. Other than than, this is an excellent tutorial on how to cut your sheets of melamine.

Cutting Kitchen Cabient Doors for Plastic Laminate

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Putting Together Cabinets From A Box

January 14th, 2010 No comments

This is a great video demonstration of how to assemble cabinets that are in a box. They call these “ready to assemble” cupboards. The tools needed for putting together these RTA (ready to assemble) cabinets are a hammer, drill with various bits, utility knife, and a Phillips head screw driver.
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