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How to Install Laminate on a Countertop

DIY expert Carter Oosterhouse reveals the steps for installing a new laminate countertop in the kitchen.

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Materials

  • laminate
  • contact cement
  • MDF countertop

Tools

  • wood spacers
  • sandpaper
  • circular saw
  • laminate bit
  • router
  • J-roller
  • contact cement rollers
  • measuring tape
  • safety goggles
  • laminate slitter

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Projects

Resources

  • Kitchen countertop laminate (Bisque Ceramic Matte Finish #7697-58) from Formica Corporation
    Peninsula cabinets: Finished Alamo Oak Kitchen Cabinets from Home Clearance Center