John W. Fuller is a retired cabinet maker and laminator. He started out in a cabinet shop installing cabinets and tops and then worked in every area of the shop producing and assembling cabinets and countertops. The majority of his 14 years in the shop he made countertops and frameless laminated cabinets. He has made wooden countertops, wood bar tops, a copper bar top and many plastic laminate tops with the various facings of laminate, wood, beveled laminate or other molded products. He lives with his wife on a hobby farm in Minnesota spending his time on family genealogy and painting acrylic landscapes.
This book lists the tools and materials required to make a laminate countertop. It instructs in the design and measurements needed. It teaches how to layout and cut the pieces required to build the countertop. Once the backsplash and countertop blank are made, the plastic laminate is applied. After the backsplash and top are assembled, the user is quided in installing the countertop.