Walnut Bathroom Vanity

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Project by Jersey posted 05-20-2012 06:45 PM 5541 views 13 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the vanity from solid Black walnut (1” thick), joined with chunky dovetails. The internal drawers are rock maple with maple ply bases. The drawers ride on Blum soft close drawer slides and the drawer handle is from Lee Valley. One of my first pieces with Black walnut which I really enjoyed. It has lots of lovely figure. The unit is fixed to the wall with heavy duty screws in to the wall studs.

The wall mirror is also black walnut and it conceals a recessed cupboard fitted in to the stud wall. The cupboard is made from birch ply with walnut veneer on top. Glass shelves and blum hinges finish it off. When the cupboard is closed one wouldn’t guess that there is a cupboard behind there.

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#1 posted 05-20-2012 08:28 PM

Beautiful work on the vanity and the wall mirror/medicine cabinet. I also noticed a nice looking walnut towel shelf. Overall it looks like a pretty nice bathroom reno.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 05-20-2012 09:39 PM

Excellent use of space. I like the two drawers…I am assuming the p trap is between the drawers and the cutout on the back of main drawer also fits around plumbing great idea, design, and execution.

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#3 posted 05-20-2012 09:55 PM

Very nice, very clean looking job, I like everything you’ve done. The drawers are a nice touch. Those chunky dovetails look great.

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#4 posted 05-20-2012 11:37 PM

I think I have that same light. I am also building a walnut vanity. Coincidence? haha Great looking stuff by the way.


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#5 posted 05-22-2012 01:23 AM

Very sleek design. I liked the simplicity and you can instantly see the quality. Very nice.

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#6 posted 07-09-2013 02:48 PM

Love the design! Simple and contemporary. I have a similar bathroom re-do somewhere in my future. If it turns out nearly as nice as yours my wife will be very happy.

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#7 posted 06-29-2015 12:23 AM

Gorgeous vanity. Wondering if you make these for other people? Could you tell me what brand/model sink you used?


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#8 posted 06-30-2015 06:48 PM

Hi Emilie
Thanks for your message. I am afraid that I don’t do these for others as am an amateur. The sink is from Alape (click here) . My model is the 50cm wide version.
Thanks for looking.

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#9 posted 07-10-2015 08:54 PM

Ok, well I am going to look into having a local cabinet maker make a similar one because your’s is so great! Would you mind terribly providing me with the width, depth, and height of the vanity as well as the medicine cabinet?

Thank you!

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