Trunk upcycled

into vanity unit, 2017

Trunks upcycling lili giacobino
Trunks upcycling lili giacobino
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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 2
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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 3

Trunk before

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 4

Create a solid base with 18mm plywood, add a small wheel at an angle to be able to open the trunk once standing on its side

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 5

Cut a hole at the back to allow for hot and cold water, and also waste water. Set up bracket for inside shelves

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 6

Create some inside shelves with leftover wooden planks glue together, cut to size and oiled in silk grey

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 7

install the indoor shelves and screw in position

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 8

Create a template with plastic sheet to define position of sink, tap and overall size of the worktop

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 9

Order 8mm acrylic sheet ( £ 50 online) and cut the sink and tap hole with a jigsaw ( thicker than 8mm will be tricky to cut with jigsaw)

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 10

Prep the wall with hot and cold water, waste water pipe, 2 blocks of wood to be able to screw the trunk in place and make it more stable and 2 mini brackets to lock the acrylic sheet in place

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 11

Set up some spacers to accommodate for the gap between the trunk and acrylic sheet

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 12

Connect hot and cold, silicone the sink in place and connect the waste underneath.

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Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 1
Trunks upcycling lili giacobino 1
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