Walnut Slab - Master Bath Remodel

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Project by Greg Sherman posted 10-23-2017 01:55 PM 2012 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Lumberjocks– just wanted to share my latest project – Master Bath Remodel.
The cabinet is Knotty Alder and was put together by Oak Mountain Cabinets. Oak Mountain Cabinets also surprised me with mirror frames that match the Knotty Alder cabinet. I added the bronze oil rubbed handles on the cabinet. I installed the cabinet and made the slab countertop from two pieces of Black Walnut joined together with a Festool trac saw and a Triton dowel joiner. It’s almost seamless. I left a live edge on the countertop and backsplash. The slab countertop was sanded to 400 grit and finished with 5 coats of Poly U. I always try to leave a few of the natural features in the wood. This slab had some great “flaws” and bug holes – also a nice round nail hole from a fence or sign install from days gone by. I also took one of the cut-offs from the countertop and made a small decorative shelf that holds soaps and razors.
Thanks for checking out the Walnut Slab – Master Bath Remodel

-- Greg, Brentwood CA

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#1 posted 10-23-2017 02:34 PM

That’s really beautiful.

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#2 posted 10-23-2017 04:26 PM

Really like the way the counter top turned out, nice job.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 10-23-2017 04:32 PM

Thx guys, really appreciate comments.

-- Greg, Brentwood CA

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#4 posted 10-23-2017 04:47 PM

Beautiful, creative, artistic, and well made; practical for everyday use not so much….but that is just me.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#5 posted 10-23-2017 05:09 PM

wow that came out gorgeous,love that wood combo.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#6 posted 10-23-2017 07:15 PM

really beautiful! gorgeous, I would say!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 10-23-2017 09:26 PM

Wow! Beautiful wood all over. The finish really highlights the grain.

-- ~Daniel

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#8 posted 10-24-2017 12:39 AM

That slab is gorgeous, and those cabinets are beautiful with it! I sure wish I could convince my wife to do the wood counter thing.

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#9 posted 10-24-2017 02:02 AM

Looks great, got to love the slabs.

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#10 posted 10-24-2017 02:40 AM

Gorgeous work! Anything with Walnut will always get a thumbs up for sure!

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#11 posted 10-24-2017 03:35 AM

Absolutely beautiful work. Great job

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#12 posted 10-26-2017 05:35 PM

This is a magnificent set of bathroom cabinets. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#13 posted 10-31-2017 12:39 AM

This is really really cool. Nice combination of Alder and Walnut, I wouldn’t have thought of that combination. I’ve used some “buggy” walnut in stuff. My wife really likes the “defects”. Good job. Nice Piece

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