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Project by Art posted 1788 days ago 1258 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this vanity for my wife’s dressing room which I built to free up some bedroom closet space for my meager wardrobe.

The vanity top is African mahogany and is mounted on a white painted pine base. This helped to keep the price down but also this style (white painted furniture with natural top) is very popular in these parts. The three drawers are sufficient to house / hide all of the smaller bits of make-up and other things that Christine uses to apply her warpaint on a daily basis. The lower shelf provides additional stability and is handy for storing her larger jewelry boxes.

-- Arthur T., Pringle Braai Furniture, South Africa, atrfrmusa@yahoo.co.uk. A lion leaves its skin when it dies....





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RexMcKinnon

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#1 posted 1788 days ago

Nice, really blends well with your wife’s stuff.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Craftsman on the lake

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#2 posted 1788 days ago

Beautiful. Don’t forget the mirror. Can’t be vain without a mirror LOL!

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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Loucarb

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#3 posted 1787 days ago

Very nice table. Well done.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1787 days ago

Beautiful table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 1787 days ago

This is nice piece and the top is gorgeous. I have never had the opportunity to work with African mahogany but it is a beautiful wood. If Christine is anything like my wife her dressing room is at least 3x the size of yours. And I am sure that her closet space far exceeds that of yours. :)

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

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huff

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#6 posted 1787 days ago

Art, Another great project. Thanks for sharing. ( Priority #1….. always keep the Mrs. happy…...looks like you did good.)

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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mjlauro

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#7 posted 1787 days ago

This is really nice, would def fit the decor in my bed room..post the dimensions if u get a chance.thx oh and great job!

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