Shaker-Inspired Bathroom Vanity in Quilted Cherry
This bathroom vanity was designed and built in our shop as part of the larger whole-hose renovation shown and discussed on the "Extensive Farmhouse Renovation" page.
Scope of ProjectThe design objective was to include shaker-like styling in a furniture-quality vanity with soapstone top. The vanity carcass includes an inner cabinet constructed of eco-friendly and US manufactured Baltic Birch plywood. This carcass was then clad with highly figured ("quilted") Pennsylvania Cherry faceframes, end panels, raised-panel doors and solid wood drawers. The cherry wood materials were milled in our shop from hand-selected rough timbers. The finish is a combination of oil-based polyurethane varnish and tung oil that produces a durable finish with "hand rubbed" appearance accentuating the highly figured nature of the solid cherry exterior.
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This image is the original concept drawing for the vanity.
The vanity was topped in soapstone and all hardware is polished nickel.
Matching framed mirrors were part of the project.
This illustrates some of the furniture-quality detailing including the full faceframe construction with butt-hinges on the doors, over extension slides on the dovetailed drawers, and period sensitive "bin" pulls and knobs.
A detail of the inset doors showing the raised panel construction and ball-catches.
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