#DIYDARE: How to Turn a Plain Sink into a Cedar Vanity

Posted by in Home Improvement Tips, on April 8, 2016

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Turn an inexpensive wall-mount sink into a vanity using cedar, which doesn't mind getting a little wet. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.)

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Shopping List for How to Turn a Plain Sink into a Cedar Vanity:
– wall-mount sink
– 2×2 cedar
– 4×4 cedar
– 5/4 cedar decking
– 1/2-inch-diameter dowel
– tung oil
– cotton rag
– silicone

Tools for How to Turn a Plain Sink into a Cedar Vanity:
– tape measure
– pencil
– miter saw
– 18-gauge nailer and nails
– drill/driver and drill bits
– caulk gun
– wrench

Steps for How to Turn a Plain Sink into a Cedar Vanity:
1. Cut the parts.
2. Make the frame.
3. Build the shelf.
4. Notch the leg.
5. Join the legs to the frame.
6. Add the top frame.
7. Buff on tung oil.
8. Add the faucet

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