Sunday, June 26, 2011

Master Bathroom Vanity Part 2

 Happy Sunday!
It's part 2 of the vanity re-do.  As of today we have it all done and are putting the final touches on the mirrors above the vanities.
Here's a few more of the steps we took to get to the final result.
After we beat them up and sanded them smooth again, I applied one coat of Minwax Dark Walnut stain, then lightly sanded it with a very fine sand paper.
 Look how the wood grain just pops and shows it's beauty!  I love the different variations in color!
 Then we tried the sink with it to see how it was going to look.....wonderful, that's how it looked!
Lastly I applied two coats of Minwax Polyurethane to seal the wood and guard against any water damage. We've since tried it out for "water-proof-ness" and it passes with flying colors.
After it cured for 24 hours, my honey installed the sink and faucet and then attached it to the cabinet that we also re-did.  More on those steps next week!

It doesn't have to be done all at once.  It is a slow process in the works! C-ya next time!

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7 comments:

  1. Great article on bathroom furniture, Nice pictures to support the article...

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  2. What type of wood did you use??

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  3. What type of wood did you use for the counter top?

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  4. Hi there! We used four (4) 2 x 6 boards. Look here:http://ourcloverhouse.blogspot.com/2011/06/heres-sneak-peek.html

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  5. My husband and I recently finished the bath house by our pool, I used your blog as inspiration for my vanity & top. I would love to share the finished product with you. Your advice and steps were exactly what I needed to have the confidence to make this happen!! Thanks!!

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    1. Hi Nicole! Oh I would love to see it, yes!!! I'm so glad we could help you in your own DIY, isn't it fun? Thanks so much for your sweet comment! :)

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