Quick and Cheap Bathroom Vanity

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Project by apehl posted 02-15-2017 05:16 PM 4317 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We were in the process of remodeling our downstairs basement so we could rent it out. We are first time home owners and had basement that worked great for an apartment so we decided to try and do as much ourselves to save on cost. We decided to get rid of the old vanity, cabinet, and mirror that was in the bathroom but wanted something cheap, simple and quick. (old picture for reference)

I was able to knock this out in 1 weekend (unfinished) and spent less than $40 on materials. I used all pine and just finished it with a half dozen coats of poly. We purchased the counter top from a local Habitat Restore for $20 and another $15 for the mirror. I used pocket host on almost everything and made some simple shelves with pocket holes and carsiding. Those are not intended to hold much weight but added some storage for our renter. The bottom shelf has floating slats since the main water valve to the house sits directly under it.

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#1 posted 02-15-2017 07:52 PM

I really like the idea of ​​using demolition timbers to make furniture.

I very cool rustic furniture.


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#2 posted 02-16-2017 12:37 AM

I really like your design. Looks GREAT. Hope you find a good tenant.

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#3 posted 09-03-2017 06:01 AM

Very beautiful! A rustic yet very elegant and professional design and the most important, economical.

-- Antonio dos Santos

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