Bathroom Cabinet redo

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Project by KWDRIVER posted 01-16-2012 05:40 AM 1504 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been a member for a while and I always find some time to look at everyone else’s projects but due to deployments I haven’t been able to post any of mine. Ive been back in the states for a few weeks now and the wife wanted a new bathroom cabinet but instead of buying a new one we decided to give the old one a facelift. The original ones were made of a solid wood carcass and plywood doors ( kind of backwards ) which were original to the house. One not to waste any wood I decided to keep the carcass and I built new doors from some southern yellow pine and MDF I had laying around. The top moulding was left over from another project and the bottom trim moulding I made with my router. I sprayed the cabinet with latex paint and added some glaze to give it that antique look that the wife loves. I believe that I spent about 30-40 bucks on the whole project but the best thing is having something that you personally put together.

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#1 posted 01-16-2012 05:55 AM

Boy that’s one good upgrade.nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-16-2012 01:34 PM

I like it! wish I would of thought of it.

-- Measure twice, cut once.

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#3 posted 01-16-2012 03:23 PM

Wow! What a nice improvement. Way to go!

The antiquing looks great too.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#4 posted 01-16-2012 04:05 PM

Great finish

-- ~the turtle

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#5 posted 01-16-2012 04:26 PM

Excellent work! I like the finish too…

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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