Bathroom Remodel #1: Creative Bathroom Remodel

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Dennis Fletcher posted 02-05-2010 10:24 PM 4750 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Bathroom Remodel series no next part

Well, I was supposed to just replace the old vanity with some cabinets that they got from a friend, because the cabinets they got were in better condition than the ones currently in the house.

Seemed pretty straight forward, nothing really difficult or interesting to see here, folks, so move along….....

Oh, wait, nothing fits right, go figure.

Yes, their simple switch out turned to a bit more, but they are really enjoying it.

I had to put together 3 cabinets, bring them out 3” from the wall and make everything line up with existing piping. At first, nothing was working, they bought stuff that was different from what I told them to get, so now I had to make it work.

So, we are wrapping the corner and the opposite side and the back with fluted molding to look like a column. We used a kitchen countertop, since they couldn’t afford cultured marble or anything expensive, we had to settle for what Lowes had in stock.

All-in-all, it is turning out pretty good.

I did, however, almost burn my dremel tool up trying to cut the hole in the top for the sink. That would have ruined my day, but fortunately, it did the job.

Here are the pictures from day 1.


--, Making design and application one. †

3 comments so far

View Richforever's profile


757 posts in 4234 days

#1 posted 02-05-2010 11:18 PM

Wow! What a project. Love the fluted column look.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

View a1Jim's profile


117722 posts in 4091 days

#2 posted 02-06-2010 05:54 AM

coming along nicely

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13345 posts in 4186 days

#3 posted 06-04-2010 06:42 PM

Looks good.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics