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Make it Yourself – Faux Sink Cabinet

We live in student housing.  Not everything is pretty, trust me.  I’m about to show you one of the ugliest-most embarrassing parts of our apartment.  The bathroom… under the sink!
Yikes!  I know!  Oh, you want a close-up…
…here it is!  Pipes and.. what’s that?  A nasty hole in the wall?  Sick.

I had a solution!  All I can say now is, “Why didn’t I do this sooner!?” This faux sink cabinet adds structure and appeals to the eye.  It pulls away easily for cleaning – and is a great place to hide things you don’t want seen (the toilet brush and plunger, perhaps?)! The wood cost less than $15 and I simply stained with Minwax Gray (my fav lately) and put a coat of Poly to protect.

I used 3 4″-wide furring strips, some free 1/4″ plywood and a 18″ long 2×2 scrap for the back brace and legs in front (the brace and legs keep the “cabinet” 1/2-inch off the ground.  I attached each side frame together with pocket holes using a Kreg Jig, then attached the sides to the front with pocket holes, nailed the plywood on and screwed the legs and back brace on.  Not much to it!
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2 Comments

  • Reply Brooke Romney

    You are amazing!!

    May 15, 2013 at 12:53 pm
  • Reply Britt-Marie

    Looks great! Love it!

    May 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm
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