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Matching Bathroom Cabinets Part Deux

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Project by TheDane posted 460 days ago 782 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second phase of project to update bathrooms in the new old house. Here was phase one:
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Matching bathroom cabinets, built from plans in Wood magazine (June/July, 2005).

These are poplar, painted with a satin enamel.

The tricky part here was the light fixture over the sink. Nothing was centered over the plumbing fixtures in this bathroom, and the fixture wouldn’t clear the top of the cabinet. Rather than install sconces on both sides of the cabinet or try to find a new fixture, I built a simple box and trimmed it out with the same moulding and beadboard the cabinets themselves have.

Hate those squiggly light bulbs!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 460 days ago

Nice – the cabinets really look great.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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ldl

1135 posts in 992 days


#2 posted 460 days ago

Good thinking on making the cabinets fit the lights.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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MNBsr

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#3 posted 460 days ago

Great Job!

-- Malcolm, Mobile Alabama

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 460 days ago

I agree…

Great Job!

Really COOL…

I like it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 457 days ago

That’s a great solution. Your bathroom looks great and well planned. Great work!

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