Target Threshold furniture: veneer, laminate, melamine?

Reply

  #1  
Old 01-11-18, 10:28 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 80
Question Target Threshold furniture: veneer, laminate, melamine?

I have this piece of furniture from Target that I'd like to prep and paint. (It's the "Rustic" version, in case the link doesn't go directly to it.)

https://www.target.com/p/5-shelf-boo...2/-/A-17315138

But I'm unclear what its surface is since the product details only say vague things like "wood finish" and "plywood/hardwood". In reading up on painting lower-end furniture, I've come across tactics for veneer, laminate, and melamine-types, but I'm unsure what this specific piece is in order to go down the correct route.

Since the backing and sides are that flimsy cardboard-like plywood, I'm guessing it's not veneer. If true, that leaves laminate and melamine. Would those two be considered the same, in terms of painting?

This is the approach I'd take, assuming my piece is truly a laminate-type:

https://centsationalstyle.com/2010/0...that-laminate/

Thanks ahead of time for the guidance, folks.
 
Sponsored Links
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes