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Vanity from left over red oak flooring

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Project by millzit posted 02-14-2012 02:18 PM 981 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Vanity, mirror frame and shelf made from left over red oak flooring from building our house. Nothing special about the construction, basic cabinetry. Doors are half lapped, satin poly finish, $3 mirror, $5 faucet, $15 sink, $3 hinges….not that I am cheap or anything…......<g>

-- .......now cut that out!





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Tokolosi

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#1 posted 02-14-2012 04:24 PM

Nicely done.

I have a quiestion. I have a pedestal vanity in my guest bathroom. I would love to enclose it. However since its a pedestal unit I caant find a template for the vanity. Any ideas on how I may go about getting it right?

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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paplou

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#2 posted 02-14-2012 04:47 PM

Very nice. I am building one right now and hope it looks as good as yours. Cheap is there any other way???

-- PAPLOU

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steve_eh

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#3 posted 02-14-2012 05:20 PM

i think the important thing is that it doesn’t Look cheap, looks Great, i’ve often thought about using hardwood flooring in projects, will have to look into it a little more

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 02-14-2012 05:31 PM

Nice vanity!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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millzit

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#5 posted 02-14-2012 06:25 PM

I looked at our pedestal sink and not sure how I would go about enclosing it. Probably make a cardboard template of what I wanted and start making some sawdust.

Take a piece of wood, shape it, sand it, put a nice finish on it and it don’t look cheap, no matter the project.
The thing about using the left over flooring is I didn’t have to make biscuit joints as the flooring is already tongue and grooved. ...but, there is an art to gluing up panels and not having a warped product in the end. Not much pressure on the clamps and having opposed clamps is a must.

-- .......now cut that out!

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