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Project by apehl posted 02-15-2017 05:16 PM 1276 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We were in the process of remodeling our downstairs basement so we could rent it out. We are first time home owners and had basement that worked great for an apartment so we decided to try and do as much ourselves to save on cost. We decided to get rid of the old vanity, cabinet, and mirror that was in the bathroom but wanted something cheap, simple and quick. (old picture for reference)

I was able to knock this out in 1 weekend (unfinished) and spent less than $40 on materials. I used all pine and just finished it with a half dozen coats of poly. We purchased the counter top from a local Habitat Restore for $20 and another $15 for the mirror. I used pocket host on almost everything and made some simple shelves with pocket holes and carsiding. Those are not intended to hold much weight but added some storage for our renter. The bottom shelf has floating slats since the main water valve to the house sits directly under it.





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#1 posted 02-15-2017 07:52 PM

I really like the idea of ​​using demolition timbers to make furniture.

I very cool rustic furniture.

Congratulations!

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#2 posted 02-16-2017 12:37 AM

I really like your design. Looks GREAT. Hope you find a good tenant.

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#3 posted 03-17-2017 07:21 PM

Looks so simple and natural. That’s the proof that less is more. Keep up the good work. :-)

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#4 posted 03-17-2017 07:22 PM

I really liked this design too. :-)

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#5 posted 03-17-2017 07:27 PM

Looks like the savings were really worthy! Awesome job.

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#6 posted 06-08-2017 01:01 AM

Beautiful, I loved it, saved a lot of space.

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#7 posted 08-22-2017 03:08 PM

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#8 posted 09-03-2017 06:01 AM

Very beautiful! A rustic yet very elegant and professional design and the most important, economical.

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#9 posted 09-05-2017 02:34 AM

I really like, Hope you find a good!

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#10 posted 09-09-2017 01:27 PM

Great work!

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#11 posted 09-09-2017 06:23 PM

Nice!

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#12 posted 09-10-2017 03:05 AM

Excellent work.

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#15 posted 09-16-2017 08:23 PM

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