Floating Bathroom Vanity

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Project by RS Woodworks posted 10-31-2009 05:11 AM 5841 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for a friend of mine quite a while ago. It took a long time to get the granite top installed and the tile work done though.
Oak, stained to his liking and finished with poly. Attached into the reinforced wall studs with 6 lag bolts. Blum hinges on the doors, blum soft close slides on the drawers.
The sink is not my idea, it’s quite unique.

Thanks For looking.

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#1 posted 10-31-2009 07:32 AM

Wow, nice vanity… I like the sink, but it must be harsh to keep clean… cool build and great design…

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#2 posted 10-31-2009 01:03 PM

This is an interesting design. You did a good job on the construction and the finish. The framing for the mirror compliments the vanity well.

Nice job.

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#3 posted 10-31-2009 04:07 PM

Very cool and modern design… great work.

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#4 posted 10-31-2009 04:20 PM

Very unique design. The sink compliments the design of the vanity and like Scott said, the Mirror frame compliments the vanity also. Well done. Beautiful job. BTW. I like how you bookmatched the veneer on the doors.

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#5 posted 10-31-2009 05:13 PM

Unique vaniity looks good

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#6 posted 10-31-2009 07:21 PM

Your work looks great but I think the overall design is not very practical. Maybe it was for a guest bathroom that doesn’t get much use? Fortunately we all have different ideas or the world would be a dull place.

I’m glad you said it was for a friend because I feel a little more relaxed about the next comments, and they are only meant to be constructive.
I’m not a fan of flat sawn plywood veneers on cupboards because of the wild grain patterns. Actually they are not sawn but are sliced continuously around the perimeter of the log. The results are the same. It looks like you tried to match the pattern on the doors which helps; even if it is not quite centered. The drawer fronts came out well. Flat sawn veneers can also have pattern problems, forming “V”s in the grain where the slices meet ,and they are a little more expensive. Considering the work involved in building the cabinet the extra expense is worth it in my opinion.

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#7 posted 11-02-2009 03:19 AM

Thanks guys.
Les, this is in fact aq guest bathroom in the basement.
I appreciate your comments on the veneer and grain. Fortunately, he likes the wild grain patterns and likes the way they were matched up.
That being said, I have learned alot since making this piece and would likely do it a bit differntly again.
Stay tuned, I’ll be posting an entertainment stand soon that should fit your fancy a little better. :)


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