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Project by Chris posted 04-10-2009 03:09 PM 1927 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was visiting my parents recently and heard them discussing a cabinet they wanted to buy for their bathroom. After looking at the catalog I decided I could build it for them from materials already in my shop (basically 3 pine boards that had been lying around for a few years). So I scaled it off the picture and the stated overall dimensions and this is what I came up with. Of course, I forgot to take any pictures at all till after I had delivered it the 2 and half hours away, but at least I remembered at some point. ;-]

It wasn’t particularly difficult nor did it require a lot of skill, but my Mom is happy and that floats my boat.

-- Chris

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#1 posted 04-10-2009 03:16 PM

Chris….....that piece really looks nice. Any chance of getting the dimensions that you used.


-- Dave Haynes, Indiana,

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#2 posted 04-10-2009 04:27 PM

I’m sure I’ve got something still floating around the shop – I’ll take a look tonight.

-- Chris

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#3 posted 04-10-2009 04:40 PM

Very nice Job! Look forward to seeing more of your projects.

The SedcoKid

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 04-10-2009 06:48 PM

If Mom is happy thats all that counts.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 04-10-2009 11:58 PM

Spot on!

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#6 posted 04-11-2009 04:30 AM

Dave – Dimensions are (I think) – 67” tall, 12 1/2” wide, 9” deep for the cabinet. The top is 14 1/2” by 10”, flush with the back of the cabinet so it can stand close to the wall. The four corner posts are 1 1/8” square in section. I put what I had into a quick sketchup model and it looks like the picture, so the notes are probably pretty close.
Bathroom Cabinet

-- Chris

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#7 posted 04-11-2009 06:55 AM

You did a great job on this project : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 04-13-2009 12:42 PM

I like the piece very much; nice job. I can’t tell from the photo; are the drawers and door inset?

-- Always busy.

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#9 posted 04-13-2009 02:21 PM

They are inset. In case I’ve got my nomenclature messed up, that means to me that the drawer and door fronts are flush with the front of the carcase.

-- Chris

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#10 posted 04-13-2009 03:00 PM

Thanks. Yes, that’s what inset means to me too. Again, nice job.

-- Always busy.

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#11 posted 05-07-2009 05:00 PM

Beautiful job, I bet they were just thrilled to receive this.

-- If you always do what you always did, then you will always get what you always got!

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#12 posted 05-07-2009 05:04 PM

Good Job Chris. I bet your parents love it.

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#13 posted 12-24-2009 07:59 PM

So today I decided to skip the forums and just review projects. Glad I did as I’ve gottensome good ideas, this being one of them. I also learned about “sketchup.” Seems a few of my lumberjock buddies use it.

Nice work Chris. I think I’ll do a modification of your design to fit my bathroom.

-- Harold

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