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Painting formica

Posted by Bruce M on January 21st, 1998 09:17 PM
In reply to Painting formica by JAM on January 20th, 1998 01:03 PM [Go to top of thread]

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Hi Jam

I don't believe it can. Formica is a plastic, and as such will not bind well to paint. By roughing up the surface, scouring it antiseptically clean and using a tough penetrating primer like Bulls Eye you can get what seems to be a good base for a finish coat of paint....but the first hard object you drop on the newly painted surface will probaly chip off the paint.


Bruce M

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