Shaker inspired bathroom vanity & mirror

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Project by Jersey posted 07-29-2009 11:35 PM 4024 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The vanity is made from solid cherry with a cherry plywood back and a slate top. I wanted it to look free standing but it is fixed in place.

The mirror is quarter sawn cherry.

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#1 posted 07-29-2009 11:48 PM

Very nice work.

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#2 posted 07-29-2009 11:55 PM

Well done! Looks like ther is a bit of Shaker influenece in the design.

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#3 posted 07-30-2009 12:09 AM

This is a real cool vanity and mirror clean classic lines great Job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-30-2009 01:17 AM

This is a gorgeous addition to your bathroom. I like the style and look of the vanity. And, of course, what is not to like about the cherry!!

How did you finish these pieces?

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

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#5 posted 07-30-2009 01:29 AM

Beautiful! I like the design of the vanity. I would also like to how you finished these pieces, since they are in the bathroom.

-- - Jim, Carroll, OH

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#6 posted 07-30-2009 01:51 AM

Nice looking bathroom, nice work.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#7 posted 07-30-2009 02:49 AM

Great looking vanity and mirror! I really like the free standing look.

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#8 posted 07-30-2009 02:55 AM

Great looking vanity. I like the design and the cherry. Very good build

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#9 posted 07-30-2009 02:57 AM

wow. Real nice.

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#10 posted 07-30-2009 04:47 AM

very nice. i really like the design. Great Job-

-- learning, building, playing

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#11 posted 07-30-2009 05:49 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#12 posted 08-02-2009 08:49 PM

Thanks for the positive feedback. Much appreciated. The finish I used is “Hard Wax Oil”. Not sure if it is available in the USA. It is very hard wearing and is liquid resistant. It goes on easily (like varnish) and shows off the grain really well. It is normally used for coating wood floors but is equally good on any furniture that needs a little extra protection. In the UK it is made by Fiddes and a few others

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#13 posted 08-14-2011 02:26 AM

Beautiful vanity & mirror.

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