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Project by Bernie posted 02-09-2011 06:55 AM 1322 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Living in NH means having minerals in your water which leads to plumbing problems, such as sediment building in your fixtures. About 10 years ago, I had to replace our shower/tub fixtures again. This used to mean ripping a whole in my wall and having to patch it once the plumbing job was done. Being the lazy guy that I am, I decide to install a plumbing door. But I didn’t want a door… so I made a very thin cabinet/knick-knack / magazine rack which I can remove and re-install with 2 screws. Most of my bathroom plumbing is behind those 2 screws

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!





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idahosawdust

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#1 posted 02-09-2011 08:59 AM

Cool idea!

I think your quote, ” Being the lazy guy that I am,” should be changed to… Being the (insert any of these) smart, practical, resourceful … guy that I am

Give credit where credit is due. Functional/practical project that looks nice!

-- Making piles of sawdust...one incorrect measurement at a time!

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woodman1962

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#2 posted 02-09-2011 02:09 PM

I agree with the last comment you are definitely not lazy.That is a nice cabinet and it also keeps from repairing the wall when you need access to the plumbing.My fathers last duty station was a recruiter in Manchester.We lived in a little town called weare.It sure was cold there

-- jjhollyawc@yahoo.com

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dbray45

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#3 posted 02-09-2011 02:29 PM

I was once told that if you really want to know the best and easiest way to do something, ask a lazy person – they will come up with it.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 02-09-2011 02:35 PM

Bernie, this is a great idea. Not only did you add a cabinet that adds a nice touch to the bathroom but you also avoided having to repair a large section of drywall. To tell the truth I think it is a lot more fun to be making sawdust rather than working on drywall. :)

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

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steliart

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#5 posted 02-09-2011 08:40 PM

I like the idea of a magazine rack in the toilet, it’s my study room lol

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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janice

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#6 posted 06-25-2011 04:58 PM

Nice idea and it look great!

-- Janice

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