Archive for the ‘Cabinet Resurfacing’ Category

Re-laminating a Bathroom Cabinet Side

April 15th, 2010 No comments

I came across this video showing how to re-laminate a bathroom vanity cabinet side with a piece of real wood veneer. An amateur made it a “do it yourself” project. Although she did an OK job, there are several things I would like to point out that can help you achieve a more professional looking end result.
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How to Install Plastic laminate on Cabinets

February 2nd, 2010 No comments

There are two options as to how one can install Formica brand plastic laminate on kitchen or bathroom vanity cabinets. Are you interested in re-surfacing existing cupboards or are you building new ones? This article will teach you how to apply the material onto a new cabinet that you have built or purchased. read How to install Plastic Laminate on Cabinets

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Materials Needed for Recovering Cabinets With Plastic Laminate

January 12th, 2010 No comments

What materials are going to be needed and how much will it cost when you start recovering the kitchen cabinets? First off, let me suggest that if you don’t have experience read Materials Needed to Recover Cabinets With Plastic Laminate

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How to Fix a Chipped Wood Cabinet

January 11th, 2010 No comments

I’m going to explain how to specifically fix chipped places on a wood cabinet. There are several ways to repair damaged cupboard parts that are real wood. The areas that I am going to focus are the cabinetry sides and frames.

Most cabinets that have hardwood frames don’t experience much damage in this area. However, if you do get a deep scratch, a chip or gouge in the face-frame, it can be repaired a couple of different ways.
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What to Expect When Recovering Plastic Laminate Cabinets

December 30th, 2009 No comments

Here are a few things that you can expect to encounter when resurfacing cabinets. These recovering tips come from my twenty eight years of kitchen, office and bathroom vanity cabinet and countertop manufacturing experience. Our company has recovered many kitchens and bathroom areas with Formcia.

One myth about this process is that the old plastic laminate needs to be stripped off of the cabinetry or countertops. This is not true. Only in extreme cases where the Formica is loose all over, due to faulty manufactures glue, is it necessary to remove all of the plastic laminate from the board’s surfaces. read Recovering Plastic Laminate Cabinets

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