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Wife wanted a new vanity top I saw something similar on a diy show personalized it and finally finished it for her. She’s happy so I am happy.
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#1 posted 03-16-2011 09:43 PM
Sweet. Very nice!! is that led lights around the perimeter?
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#2 posted 03-16-2011 11:45 PM
That is really cool! did you use a resin over the top?
-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, You've got an electrical problem.
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#3 posted 03-17-2011 06:09 AM
That is a great idea, and well done. I see I’m going to make one full of seashells! What thickness glass do you recommend for the top?
-- - Cindy, texture freak -
#4 posted 03-17-2011 06:25 AM
Thanks for all the compliments. Here are some answers to your questions.
ScottnKY: It is actually incandescent rope lighting wish I would have went with LED rope light for longer life lower cost of operation and I could have added a cool LED light controller for pretty cheap off of EBAY.
zindel: No I thought about using resin but decided on lexan for ease of cutting and install time. Wife wanted it done for a party she is having on next Friday and I started last Saturday so only had 6 days to complete. Little nervous about dust etc getting in there but its pretty well sealed but still accessible if I need to get in there to change anything around.
Vasko: I used 1/4” thick lexan. It is a 34” span then in the middle under the sink vessel I used a piece of 3” PVC pipe painted black to support the sink and under the faucet there is a piece of 2” PVC pipe painted black so there is absolutely no flex in the top.
In the long run a piece of glass is probably a better choice for scratch resistance or if you want permanent the resin idea zindel referred to would be great to. But I like being able to open it up and change things around.
Thanks again for the compliments. I love this forum and cant wait to post some more projects. Next one will be more wood related we are working on a cherry buffet/sideboard looks pretty good so far not as good as some of the amazing work I see on here but practice makes perfect and I need a lot of practice.
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#5 posted 03-17-2011 02:15 PM
Being able to change things when you (she) whats to. Great job.
-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.
#6 posted 03-18-2011 02:06 AM
Thanks for following up with tips & answers – many people don’t! Being able to change the contents is a great idea…BTW, I like the sink and faucet you chose, clean and crisp.
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