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Video Series: How to Build a Floating Vanity

A modern cherry cabinet supports a heavy counter while levitating above the bath floor

Length: 2:05
Produced By: John Ross and Chuck Bickford


A floating vanity is an engineering challenge. It doesn’t have legs, and must be only supported from the wall. The connection between the wall and cabinets must be rock-solid, and more importantly, the cabinets must be strong enough to support themselves, the counter and resist racking. In the following Master Carpenter video series, veteran cabinetmaker Nancy Hiller will demonstrate how she assembled the cases, built drawers, strategized the façade, and figured out a great system of hardware to hang the vanity on the wall.

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Build a Floating Vanity  
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