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Project by woodchic posted 05-07-2009 02:29 PM 4107 views 9 times favorited 69 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the full view of the vanity that I have posted in my blogs….......This is a 2 sink cherry vanity that I designed and built myself….....people will look at me and say you mean your husband built that…......and I say no, I built it with all by myself thank you very much. I built this to go into our new house….......I put this in the down stairs bathroom. There is still a little more work to be done to it, since we are not in the house yet, I have to move on to other projects in the house, and then I will come back to it. Oh and I forgot to make sure all of the drawers were closed before I took the picture…..........oh well it finally made it on here.

-- Robin Renee'





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 05-07-2009 02:38 PM

Just beautiful!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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woodworm

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#2 posted 05-07-2009 02:39 PM

Well thought design and excellently built vanity. You (not your husband) did great job.

”.....people will look at me and say you mean your husband built that……...”
I would say yes we both built it, if I were you …..LOL.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 05-07-2009 02:46 PM

Very nice! Now, to keep it protected until you move in.

-- Bill, Florida

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#4 posted 05-07-2009 03:00 PM

Nicely done.

-- It’s not so much what we know that causes the trouble, it’s what we know that’s not so.

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#5 posted 05-07-2009 03:07 PM

That came out great!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#6 posted 05-07-2009 03:09 PM

Nice work!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 05-07-2009 03:11 PM

Robin – good on you. If that is for the basement bathroom we want to see what you’re making for the master bathroom – nice work

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#8 posted 05-07-2009 03:21 PM

Stunning! – Excellent workmanship!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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Scott Bryan

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#9 posted 05-07-2009 03:28 PM

Robin, this is gorgeous. The onlay and raised panels add nice details to the vanity. Also it is nice to see you included the sapwood as well. I, personally, think that this adds to the visual interest of the piece. This is a well designed piece that would be a compliment to any home’s decor.

How did you finish it?

By the way don’t be shy about posting pictures. There is room to add more to better showcase your work if you want.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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woodchic

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#10 posted 05-07-2009 03:28 PM

Thank you everyone for taking the time out to look and post a comment, I appreciate your thoughts.

Hi Scott! I put a sealer on it, sanded it and then unfortunately put a satin poly on it. From what I have been reading in here I wish I would have put a different finish on it…....I also carved the feet and the carving up above the drawers…...those have no finish yet….......I still have more carving to add to each side of that piece and I still want to clean up my feet a bit more.

-- Robin Renee'

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 05-07-2009 03:42 PM

Hi Robin;

Excellent job.

You do very nice work, and the carvings look great.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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#12 posted 05-07-2009 03:43 PM

Beautiful, nice design and details. Would love to see your shop sometime. It’s not all pink is it? :]

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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woodchic

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#13 posted 05-07-2009 03:46 PM

Thank you Lee….......

-- Robin Renee'

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woodchic

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#14 posted 05-07-2009 03:47 PM

hmmmmmm…..........never thought about pink, I will be thinking on that…....Thanks Jack!!

-- Robin Renee'

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#15 posted 05-07-2009 03:53 PM

Nice work Robin. The vanity has good balance and design.

Could you elaborate on you are not pleased with the poly finish?

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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