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I am refurbishing a table and looking to change out the old damaged wood laminate for a matte black. Does anyone have experience removing old laminate from GCII rails? Typically I have used heat to remove laminate, but it doesn't seem to be coming off.
thanks for any assistance
 

JZMechanix

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I use a Makita power hand planer. Makes a helluva mess but just skim off a little bit at a time and eventually you'll get it done. Much easier than a heat gun, IMO.

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realkingcobra

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I am refurbishing a table and looking to change out the old damaged wood laminate for a matte black. Does anyone have experience removing old laminate from GCII rails? Typically I have used heat to remove laminate, but it doesn't seem to be coming off.
thanks for any assistance

How do you know its a GC2?
 

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I was told its a II, but I believe it may be a I...it has the clip-on/snap in apron to rail connection.
I did end up using the power plane method, and YES it makes a mess.
All the old stuff is stripped off now.
Black laminate is getting put on today
 
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realkingcobra

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I was told its a II, but I believe it may be a I...it has the clip-on/snap in apron to rail connection.
I did end up using the power plane method, and YES it makes a mess.
All the old stuff is stripped off now.
Black laminate is getting put on today

GC1 & 2 rail blinds attached the exact same way. Silver ball tray and feet, GC1. Bronze finish, GC2 as well as paint stained rosewood finished rail blinds....GC2.
 
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