Bathroom Vanity Base

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Project by Glen Peterson posted 10-15-2013 11:23 PM 1410 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Over the summer my wife decided to renovate a bathroom and replace the pedestal sink with a marble countertop and a clear glass bowl for the sink. I designed this simple cherry base. The base was sized to fit the size of the marble counter top that made sense in the small powder room. The marble is 35” x 18”. The base is 29” x 16”. The top of the countertop is 29” high and the glass bowl adds another 6”. The base is very simple mortise and tenon construction. I made the front and side aprons 5.5” high to try to hide the plumbing. I added a shelf made of slats that are about 3” wide and 1/2” thick. I planed a long bevel on the front of the shelf slats so the front edge is only 3/8” thick. Now I’m designing a matching mirror.

-- Glen

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 09:48 AM

Nice job very clean.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 12:11 PM

Good to see you back around Glen. The vanity came out really nice, I like the floor tile work too. What style is the mirror going to be?

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 03:37 PM

Looks great and sturdy. Like the clean lines and the minimalist look. Great job!

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#4 posted 07-24-2014 01:48 AM

How did you attach the slats?

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