Bathroom vanity rebuild

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Blog series by robscastle updated 09-06-2017 09:16 PM 4 parts 6477 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: R & L Bathroom Re build Pt 1.

08-17-2017 09:17 AM by robscastle | 4 comments »

After making a Sink Cutting Board for our neighbours Caravan they asked for a rebuild on their Bathroom Vanity. So I took a look. The construction was plastic cladded particle board of which was showing a lot of wear and tear. The drawer section on the left had long failed an had two of the drawers removed the other was stuck fast. Also added with the fact that the door on the RH side was really too big for the area next to the bath. The owners wanted to do away with th...

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Part 2: R & L Bathroom Re build Pt 2.

08-17-2017 10:44 PM by robscastle | 4 comments »

After wondering just how I was going to approach this build I decided that due to the existing plumbing and vanity still in place I would have to make separate parts and slide them into place then fix them in situ.So I made the two back sections of the cupboard knowing I could slide them in place then pocket hole the corners to secure them.Next was the base section I had to add additional supports under it due to the fact the original cupboard was build complete the just put in place. As m...

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Part 3: Bathroom Vanity rebuild continues

09-05-2017 09:49 AM by robscastle | 3 comments »

I had a chance to return to the Vanity rebuild this week, so I made some fairly serious progress The carcass is almost complete, but sadly I have used all my insert type euro type hinges so one door is still not attached. All the timber apart from the plywood was bits and pieces I had stashed away so I just milled them to one single dimension. There was a mixture of pine maple and a timber which had a greenish tinge and smelled like spices or similar, absolutely no Idea what specis of t...

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Part 4: Job complete

09-06-2017 09:16 PM by robscastle | 7 comments »

Its in and done not a lot to show, as I took these pictures then went shopping for the missing hinges. A few minor mismatches with the existing tiling which will have to have quad fitted to cover it but otherwise all fitted in OK. Here is the left side Here is the right side The plans I worked from. The left side The right side What it looked like before I got my hands on it The left side The right side So ends the vanity Project, I think ...

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