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Project by socrbent posted 08-18-2014 01:11 AM 584 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished this vanity for my daughters house. As part of our rehab project we were going to purchase a vanity from a big box. But after opening 4 boxes and all were damaged from 3 different stores, I decided to built one myself. Final cost was about the same except for my labor. I guess I can discount the labor for the fun and learning experience. The design is based on a Kraftmaid design. This was my first successfully painted project with hvlp.

Made entirely from poplar stock which started a as s2s except for the plywood parts. Joined the face frame with pocket screws, used mortise and tenons to join the door frames, and cut the drawer dovetails with a router and my new Liegh D4R jig. The Liegh was a wonderfully huge improvement on the old Craftsman plastic jig I had used many years ago. The project has given me the experience and confidence I wanted to make a vanity for the half bath in my house from hardwoods in the near future.

The soft close door slides were easy to install and work great.

-- socrbent Ohio





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#1 posted 08-19-2014 11:57 PM

Great work – the joinery turned out quite well. And the finish looks professional – nice job with the HVLP.

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#2 posted 08-20-2014 12:32 AM

Thanks endgrainy

-- socrbent Ohio

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