• Fnished concrete vanity
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    DIY concrete bathroom vanity

    My builder grade bathroom vanities have seen better days. When I looked into replacement options, I was shocked at the expense for anything quality/high end, to the tune of $1,000 and up. For next to nothing, I reused my bathroom cabinet (painted it ) and poured a concrete counter top. Add a glass bowl sink, a farmhouse industrial faucet and you have an updated look for around $150.  Another affordable option would be to build open wood shelving for under the countertop, a future project for the master bath. Note – we have poured countertops inside, installing directly on the cabinets and in place but we’ve also tried it outside…

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    DIY Concrete Pots

    I should be cleaning or organizing something in my house, but my creative side won out for some much needed time in my workshop. I wanted to build on my affection for concrete countertops, but on a smaller scale.  So I started experimenting with concrete pots and bowls.  With the help of my father in law, Klemens, I was able to create some very cool concrete pottery. STEP 1 – the Mold The first step is to decide what you will need for your mold. You will need a bottom and top container – the top needs to be smaller, unless the bowl is somewhat v shaped(like the photo below).…