View Full Version : Laminate sheet countertop

03-26-2009, 01:17 PM
Can a laminate sheet counter be installed around a column with only one seam?? I'm told it cannot. I thought a seam and hole could be cut where the column is and it wrap around the column.


03-26-2009, 04:45 PM
you probably can by using one seam into a circular cutout but your alignment and position MUST BE 100% accurate - contact cement is not a forgiving adhesive.

03-26-2009, 05:22 PM
Your problem is going to be bending the laminate to open the cut enough to slide past the post, depending on the size of the post I doubt you can do it.
Laminate is "reasonably" ( I use that word carefully...lol) flexible it's difficulty comes in that it doesn't give you any warning at all before it breaks....it bends...bends....bends.....snaps !!!

03-26-2009, 09:45 PM
The larger the diameter the easier it is. The biggest helper is to get the laminate real nice and warm.