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Project by rmac posted 06-25-2011 08:29 AM 2449 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Medicine cabinet, vanity, storage cabinet, and towel racks for the bathroom remodel of a 50s vintage log cabin in Colorado. I gave up trying to match the color of the old, yellowed pine boards on the walls, but otherwise tried to remain true to the character of the place. The design of the towel racks was “inspired” by the existing toilet paper holder. And the mother of all toe kicks on the vanity cabinet was necessary to clear the base of the shower.

Knotty pine with wipe-on polyurethane finish. I used pocket screws on the various face frames and on the door to the medicine chest. Otherwise everything is just glued together.

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/





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gul

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#1 posted 06-25-2011 08:55 AM

Space well utilized ! Great work.

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janice

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#2 posted 06-25-2011 04:38 PM

I agree with Gul. Very nice! I too am a fan of knotty pine.

-- Janice

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#3 posted 06-25-2011 04:41 PM

Nice looking cabinets.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Hawaiilad

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#4 posted 06-25-2011 11:08 PM

Very, Very nice work. Makes me remember the barn cabin we built years ago..

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#5 posted 06-26-2011 04:04 AM

Nice, but now I want to see the rest of the cabin ;)

-- Jim Wright, Stonekettle Station

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rmac

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#6 posted 06-27-2011 03:33 PM

Thanks, everybody. Gul’s comment hit the nail on the head. The room is only about 5×7 feet, so the biggest challenge was to cram everything in there and still have some space left over to brush your teeth.

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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