cutting tub and shower surround material


What is the best way/tool to cut 4x8 foot sheets of laminate tub and shower material? Any special saw blades?
Harry
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Fine toothed sabre saw, support the material carefully. Scoring the laminate surface before cutting will help reduce splintering of the surface. Cutting on the wrong side will also reduce splintering.
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I used a utility knife to cut through mine but it really depends what type of laminate you're talking about. Mine was the soft plastic that can be rolled into a tube for transport, and glued on the backer board.
It took a couple of scores of the knife to get all the way through.
Larry
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What kind of "laminate tub and shower material"?
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Well a knife was out of the question as the material was too hard. Used a veneer blade on a small circular saw and it worked okay.
Thanks for the suggestions.
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