The old wood laminate sheet on the counter top?

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Old 05-20-18, 04:57 PM
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The old wood laminate sheet on the counter top?

I have my wood laminate on the countertop but it's old. Can I paint the counter top look like wood again.? If so how?
 
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Pics would be helpful. If it is indeed a wood laminate you should be able to sand it lightly an refinish. A lot depends on it's current condition.
 
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I assume this is a continuation of this thread.

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/c...h-problem.html

And this thread.

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/d...ate-sheet.html

He just doesn't get it.
 
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Laminate kitchen counter top?

I have my laminate kitchen counter top. It's too old so I am going to paint it looks like wood. Do I remove the laminate sheet, or Is it ok to keep it. I will paint over it. What do you suggest?
 
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It will be very difficult/impossible to remove the laminate. That is a pre-formed counter available at most home centers. I would replace it with a new counter. If you don't want to replace the counter I would just leave it as is and not paint it. If you do wish to paint it I would look at a counter painting kit. A painted counter will scratch easily so you will have to be very careful with it once it's painted.
 
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If that blemish in the picture is the only problem, you could rout out the area and install a decorative tile, or a piece of solid surface (Corian) or even a piece of real butcher block to serve as a hot pad or cutting board area.
 
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Old 05-21-18, 10:40 AM
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Threads merged. Surfbug...one problem...one post.....do not ask multiple questions all over the site about the same issue. You already asked about replacing the laminate or painting last week!
 
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