Table Top Trouble

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  1. merick

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    I had a disaster this morning and dropped something on our table top in the motorhome. It has chipped and gone through the grey laminate surface into the hollow interior. Has anyone any suggestions for filling and making good the repair?
     
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    Worktop joint filler / sealant will work for a while but it's likely to fall out in the long term. Depending on the colour of the laminate I'd suggest using some epoxy resin adhesive like Araldite. Once set it's unlikely to move and has pretty neutral opaque colour
    Hope this helps
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    Try a nice table cloth...


    JJ :cool:
     
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    Or for a better finish re laminate the complete table top it's fairly easy to do

    And not very expensive
     
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    I did a similar thing on our last van. It needed a grey coloured filler to make the repair and I ended up using some exhaust paste. It must have worked quite well because the people who bought the van didn't notice the repair.
    Since then we always cover the table with a thick rubber matting when it's not in use.
    Also we now use empty Carte d'Or ice-cream containers to store things in the overhead cupboards to reduce the chance of stuff falling out when we open the cupboard doors.- - It's works for us, so far, so good
     
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    Would a cheaper ice-cream container work?
     
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    Oh. no dear chap, only the quality ice-cream, none of this peasant stuff, it really wouldn-do. lol
     
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    Kelly's Cornish, with clotted cream, for the Sam household. Wouldn't dream of any other container.
     
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    Just looked at their gallery. Very impressive.
     
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