We need to notch the laminate counter to fit against the wall for existing wall vertical molding. About
2 1/2″ wide and 1 1/2″ deep. Whats the best way ???
A saber saw with a laminate blade that cuts on the down stroke (most saber saw blades cut on the up stroke) if you're cutting from the face. If cutting from the back a regular saber saw blade for wood/laminate would work. You want to cut towards the base not away from it. If you cut away from it you're more likely to chip it.
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