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One of six NON-MIRROR medicine cabinets

Project by PaBull posted 2176 days ago 2893 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We needed six medicine cabinets for the different bathrooms throughout the house. Instead of mirror my wife choose glass, so they could be used more as a display.

For the construction of the glass door (same for mirror doors), please check my blog http://homerefurbers.com/members/PaBull/blog/83 .

I used the Kregg pocket hole jig for extra strength on the glass doors.

I used Maple and finished them with 2 coats of tung oil and 2 coats of polyurethane.

Inside I used a white wash, outside is matched to the base cabinets. I used maple.

Update, 3/20/12 for the Challenge-03:
My wife asked for medicine cabinets without mirrors. So we put just glass in them. I think they came out pretty cool.
Debbie, I have no before pictures, there was no before, sorry!! :-)

Pabull.



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tenontim

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posted 2176 days ago

These turned out very nice. Looks like the house is coming together quite well. My wife doesn’t let me put glass doors on anything. I guess she doesn’t want you to see what’s going to fall out when you open the door.
Thanks for the post.

-- Tim

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gad5264

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posted 2176 days ago

Very nice PaBull

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PaBull

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posted 2176 days ago

Thanks Tim. Sorry no glass doors for you. Maybe put bungees in front of the shelves….

Thanks Gad, for looking.

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MRTRIM

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posted 2174 days ago

great job bull

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PaBull

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posted 2174 days ago

Thanks T

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Fireball

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posted 2159 days ago

Love the stain color you chose. They look fantastic!

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PaBull

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posted 2159 days ago

Thanks Ball. It’s Burned Umber from Hood.

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Steve2

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posted 2145 days ago

Great cabinet work and thanks for all the photos – but who on earth wants to see – let alone display – all the stuff and personal things normally found in our medicine cabinets? That’s why medicine cabinets don’t have glass doors!

-- Regards, Molly

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PaBull

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posted 2145 days ago

My dear beloved wife! This was her wish. She wanted to put the pretty soap and fancy smellies up in these little cabinets and I made her very happy with these cabinets. This was exactly what she ordered.

So there you have it, Molly.

Thanks for you post, and I hope you hubby will do the same for you.

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dustygirl

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posted 2121 days ago

Nice cabinets PaBull.I too wondered at the glass instead of mirror but your wife seems to have thought this all out.So do you keep medicines and related stuff in a drawer?

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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PaBull

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posted 2121 days ago

Medicines should be out of reach of the kids, so mom has those locked up out of the way. The other stuff in the drawers.

Thanks for your comment.

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hardwoodflooring

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posted 1817 days ago

I nice job.

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PaBull

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posted 1817 days ago

thanks, it came out nice, and the wife was happy with it.

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MsDebbieP

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posted 876 days ago

Congratulations on being one of the winners and thank you for participating in our challenge

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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