Cherry top Vanity and mirror frame...

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Project by woodsman posted 07-10-2012 02:29 PM 1418 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a Cherry Vanity top when I decided to update my bathroom. I also made the frame around the mirror to match the black vanity bottom. 12 coats of a poly with lite sanding between each coat. Has been around around 6 months ago and no problems with water on solid wood so far…

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 06:03 PM

Very nice. Twelve coats should do the trick. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 06:16 PM

Did you seal the underside with the poly? Could cause the wood to warp if not sealed underneath

Looks good though

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 08:10 PM

That is really very nice.

-- “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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#4 posted 07-11-2012 03:12 AM

I’m curious as to how it will hold up over time, but at least for now it is really beautiful.

-- John Michael George,

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#5 posted 07-16-2012 08:03 PM

I made one out of cherry as well. I love the look. I used something different for the finish though and it seems okay so far, except for one thing…..It will forever (I’m guessing here) stay kind of tacky. I made the mistake of laying a piece of paper on it with a bottle on top and the paper stuck to it (10 days after I installed it). I used a thick chemical finish that you pour on and let dry. It provides a real glossy finish. My Vanity I’d be interested in how your finish does over time.

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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