Big job but can be very nice if done correctly. You can start by picking up an old dresser and initiate operation remodeling by using fiber and strand boards.
Make sure to measure the true cabinet and not just the top piece of wood this dresser had an overhang of more than 1 inch so I measured inside of the dresser top by removing the top drawer to get the measurement for the sink.
Make bathroom vanity from dresser. Purchase the sink first fit to the dresser top measurements. Here is another tutorial on how to turn an old dresser into a bathroom vanity from Little Vintage Nest. Youll need it a little later on.
How to make a dresser into a bathroom vanityThese are the details you need to know to do it yourself including dealing with the drawers and adding the sink. Dont throw this away. Draw a line approximately one inch inside traced line to show where cut should be made.
Youll need to figure out the placement of the dresser along your wall and measure for the plumbing. For more great ideas go to the next page. Check this stunning gallery.
Next unscrew the drain and put the top half in place inside the sink. Get a sink that fits. A vintage dresser is prepped for a transformation into a bathroom vanity.
Steps to Make a Dresser into a Vanity 1. I removed the casters which dropped it several inches but it was still a bit too high so I used our. Before putting the sink and drain in place youll want to put a ring of 100 silicon around the drain hole.
If you love doing your own stuff then I would recommend this one. From Addicted 2 DIY this double DIY bathroom vanity isnt freestanding like the others but is all DIY. This one has a vessel sink which saves room insider the dresser for storage.
The area for a sink installation is measured on a vintage dresser. This is also the time to remove all the drawers and put them aside for when this bathroom vanity needs to look pretty again. Another thing you can repurpose as a vanity is a dining table.
Add the height of the vessel sink and it would have been way too tall to comfortably use. Trace its shape on the top of the dresser and cut out the hole. Then cut a hole at the back for the plumbing paint or stain the dresser and give it the look you want install the sink the faucet and plumbing and youre pretty much done.
Old Dresser Turned Bathroom Vanity Tutorial Today I am sharing the step-by-step process we used to turn an old dresser into a bathroom vanity. Along with scrap wood pieces sandpaper countertop faucet sink and wood screws. Then place the sink directly on top of that.
Find the sink you want and cut a hole the size of the sink make a pattern out of paper. Made to replace an old one that. The top of the dresser was also removed at this point.
First thing first. Why dont you turn an old dresser into fantastic bathroom vanity. We used this process on two dressers for our master bathroom renovation and I could not be happier with how they turned out.
Find a dresser that is the correct height and dimensions of the area. The area where a sink will be installed is marked on a vintage dresser. Cut out the top drawers on the inside of the cabinet but gluenail the actual drawers in place in the front of the cabinet.
Page 1 Page 2 Page 3. This will keep things nice and sealed so water does not run out as it goes down the drain. Repurpose your old dresser into this spacious storage enriched bathroom vanity.
A standard vanity is around 34 inches tall and my dresser was closer to 37 inches high.