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Old 11-01-2013, 07:13   #1
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Can I paint Formica ?

Just about to Tackle another project on the Huckins .in the owner stateroom there are a number of small cubby holes which seem to have a Formica like material .

Question is it possible to paint theses and get a decent finish and if so has anyone any ideas as to which paint etc to use ??

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Re: Can I paint Formica??

Yes. Use Google. You'll find all kinds of information.
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Yes. Use Google. You'll find all kinds of information.

Thanks I have done that but it is always good to actually here from a sailor first hand his or her experience .
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Re: Can I paint Formica??

When we bought our boat it had an ugly orange colored formica counter top. My wife hated it - I could care less but you know how it goes - so I painted it white - I used epoxy paint - forgot which brand - You gotta sand it down so you can get some bite - so far so good - holding up ok.
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Re: Can I paint Formica??

Lots on here recently. Enter painting formica in search.
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Re: Can I paint Formica??

We just painted a table top.

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If you don't want to paint, there's this:

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Wow thank you so much a step by step way to do it much appreciated .you have done fabulous work .
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Wow thank you so much a step by step way to do it much appreciated .you have done fabulous work .
Don't thank me, thank my wife.
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