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Job Site Diaries

Job Site Diaries

Hidden Giant Medicine Cabinet

comments (0) July 23rd, 2013 in Blogs
Matt Risinger Matt Risinger, Blogger

Video Length: 1:24
Produced by: Matt Risinger

My finish carpenters love working on hidden doors and this medicine cabinet detail from Architect Scott Ginder with Dick Clark & Associates was a ton of fun to build.  He wanted these white oak framed mirrors to be flush with the tiled wall and not appear to be a medicine cabinet.  

The white oak frames on these med cabinets are flush to the wall and you can't tell there is space behind.

Here's a few shots from under construction:

The poor plumbers had a tough time getting all the pipes for wall mounted faucets in limited space with these deep med cabs.
You can see the wires for the lights and elecric outlets inside these cavities.
All completed and ready for the mirrors to be glued on.


 I don't have a good photo of these on the job but the Blum 155 degree hinges needed to have a longer throw than a standard euro hinge.  

Blum 155 degree Protrusion Hinges we used.


His & Hers Giant Medicine cabinets!


Matt Risinger - Risinger Homes in Austin, TX

Risinger Homes is a custom builder and whole house remodeling contractor that specializes in Architect driven and fine craftsmanship work. We utilize an in-house carpentry staff and the latest building science research to build dramatically more efficient, healthy and durable homes.
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