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  • Melamine

    Has anyone ever tried cutting melamine? That is the very light plastic that they use to make things such as plates, cups etc. I think I've found a place that I can purchase sheets of it. If you have, what size / type of blade is best, also best way to drill starter holes without cracking the stuff?


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