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Durable Work Surfaces

Posted by David Pickard on

Take a look at this shop-built miter saw table!  Are you looking for a  good durable work surface for your router table or miter saw table.    Try covering it with Formica or a plastic laminate.  This will give you a  surface that will last decades and it is much more durable than  melamine or a simple plywood or MDF surface.  It is very simple to  put Formica on a plywood or MDF.  Simply apply contact cement to  the surface and the Formica, let it sit for 15-20 minutes until it feels dry but tacky.  Carefully, place the Formica on...

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