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Farmhouse Sink Replica

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Project by sheetzy posted 03-03-2016 03:51 PM 1173 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished building this child-size replica of an old-fashioned farmhouse sink. Didn’t have any plans; just created it by looking at pictures of antique sinks on the Internet. Dimensions are 51” wide by 15” deep by 30-1/2” high. The back and drawers are pine; everything else is maple and walnut. Two of the four drawers have built-in dividers. I made a fish-shaped cutting board for on top and two goose-head towel holders for under the sink. The towel bars swing straight back or to the side. Both spigots freely turn. All the hardware is vintage 50’s, which really adds a beautiful touch. This newest creation will join the child-size cook-stove and pantry cupboard I built for a friend’s grandchildren this past Christmas; it’s another family heirloom that can be handed down from generation to generation. The next piece of the collection will be a replica of a vintage 1940’s refrigerator. See my other projects for photos of the cook-stove and pantry cupboard.

-- Sheetzy





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 03-03-2016 04:58 PM

Nicely done!

Some kid is going to love it!
Some L.J. s are going to use the fish cutting board idea!

Thanks.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 03-03-2016 05:04 PM

That is real nice – kids will love it.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 03-03-2016 05:08 PM

That’s really beautiful.

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#4 posted 03-03-2016 05:37 PM

very nice , this will last longer than childhood, lucky child!

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#5 posted 03-03-2016 06:02 PM

This is incredible. Kids will sure love it. The finish and details are realy amaizing.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-03-2016 08:19 PM

That is awesome, they will love it no doubt.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 03-03-2016 10:03 PM

looks great

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htl

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#8 posted 03-03-2016 10:04 PM

So cute!
Thought it was going to be the real thing till I hit the side pictures.
Always love the small stuff.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#9 posted 03-03-2016 11:56 PM

wow, that is something!

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#10 posted 03-04-2016 01:27 AM

Excellent project, beautiful wood and great workman ship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 03-04-2016 02:50 PM

Sheetzy, this is beautiful and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 03-04-2016 03:09 PM

It’s nicer than the cabinets in my house! Beautiful piece that will no doubt bring joy to lots of kids !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#13 posted 03-09-2016 02:31 PM

Beautiful project.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#14 posted 03-27-2016 12:27 AM

Choice work, absolutely sensational

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#15 posted 03-27-2016 12:52 AM

Great job.

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