Cover Ugly Laminate With Real Wood Veneer


I was tasked with transforming a diamond-in-the-rough cabinet into something pretty that my grandmother could use as a microwave stand. I initially planned to replace the ugly, cheap laminate top, but after realizing that the top was on too securely to remove, I had to come up with a Plan B. I ended up covering right over the ugly laminate with adhesive-backed wood veneer, and then finishing the edges with moulding.
Cabinet with its new wood veneer top.
Cabinet with its new wood veneer top.
Covering the laminate top with adhesive-backed real wood veneer.
Covering the laminate top with adhesive-backed real wood veneer.
The diamond-in-the-rough cabinet with cheap laminate top.
The diamond-in-the-rough cabinet with cheap laminate top.
The original laminate top, which even had a seam right down the middle.
The original laminate top, which even had a seam right down the middle.
Kristi @ Addicted 2 Decorating

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