Cutting Arborite?

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Arborite is a plastic laminate manufactured in Canada. It is used for counter-tops and kitchen cabinets. It can be cut with a circular saw with a fine tooth blade. The teeth of the blade should be flipped backwards to minimize chipping.
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1. Mark a cut line across the top of the Arborite sheet using a piece of chalk. Place a straightedge along the sides of the sheet at the cut line and continue the marking down the
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I'm assuming it's some kind of formica. If so, I'd use a portable jigsaw with a formica countertop blade. That range may come with a template to use. Are you sure you've got the elictrcal
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I always use a new blade on a utlity knife to score the line that I want to cut, you can purchase a carbide scoring tool as well. I score the line then just snap it. The other option
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You can cut arborite by scoring deeply on the face and then snapping the waste off. For a table top you will probably need edge strips as well. Use a marking gauge set about 1/8 &
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