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Hi All
We just replaced our kitchen countertops and I would love to repurpose the old blue laminate one but I am lacking imagination. Any ideas?
 
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The obvious use is for a garage/basement workshop counter. That is all I can think of now.
 
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We cut our laminate counter into a square and put legs on it for a child's table. Or in a rec room or covered porch, you could cut it into an oblong, paint the edges, put legs on it and use it for a coffee table. Or cut in a smaller square, put longer legs on it and use it for a plant stand.

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Thanks very much metwo and May. Wonderful ideas. I appreciate your ideas.
 
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I used a piece as the top for a glass cutting counter in my craft room. it was only about 2 X 2 but very sturdy.


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I took a piece of laminate and placed it on top of my wood cutting board. When I'm done I clean the laminate (it is easier to clean then the wood cutting board). I put the laminate away and close my cutting board.
 
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We used one piece to make a small shelf/counter that goes between my washer & dryer. I store things like clothes pins there.
Also, a piece could make a nice potting table for plants or just to use outside for all kinds of chores out there.


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Thank you those are great ideas!
 
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You are talking about the old counter tops right?..and not just a flimsy pierce of laminate.

If you are talking about an old counter top...fits perfect over two-2 drawer filing cabinets ---one at each end ...for a desk.
 
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You are talking about the old counter tops right?..and not just a flimsy pierce of laminate.

If you are talking about an old counter top...fits perfect over two-2 drawer filing cabinets ---one at each end ...for a desk.


So are old smooth doors. Done that a few times! Big Grin And if you don't have file cabinets or only have one...concrete blocks work too...and you can make a shop work table by using the concrete blocks.

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