How great that you were able to use the old sink. Thanks for sharing at Wonderful Wednesday! My materials all came out of the barn or were scraps from the renovation and, amazingly, the drain was in perfect condition – the only thing I had to purchase was the faucet for $70 at my local fleet store. Pinning for sure. It may sound like a simple decision to make but there are inset, undermount and belfast sinks to choose from that all fit comfortably into your kitchen units. I’m a novice DIYer, who hasn’t tackled anything like this…but you’ve just inspired me! Lodi and I have some serious plans for this old farm. Sorry I don’t have the dimensions! Thank you so much Nancy! DIY small kitchen ideas don’t have to be complicated. Perfect for hand washing clothes in the sink… Have a great weekend! ~Carrie. WOW WOW WOW!!! I learned from my Grandma to “waste not, want not.” I have an old cast iron sink a neighbor threw out after her kitchen remodel. Thank you so much for coming by I’m glad you found me too! With this DIY camping kitchen, you can not only have a sink but a complete tiny kitchen portable shelf kind of arrangement! It looks authentically farmhouse! I love the rustic design in my kitchen, and I loved how we were able to remodel our whole kitchen for around $1,000. it is perfect for the sink! You did a fab job building the base and I actually love that it’s a bit taller than your counters, my hubby and I like things a bit taller – way to work it on this DIY! Good Luck with your remodel. My question is, where do you drain your pots etc? I am delighted you shared it with us on I am Pinnable and I hope you won’t mind if I feature it . Hey Marsha, thank you!! Whether you're updating your entire kitchen or just replacing an old sink, we have a large selection of styles, materials and finishes. Linkup! Yes, my grandma was the same type of gal She definitely taught me that if we could build it or make it ourselves it would be silly to buy it new! Oh my gosh Christine! Thank you SO much Mrs. K! Thanks…. Oh barn wood in bathrooms can be SO pretty! I liked the way it looked like an old farm kitchen since I was able to add a set of curtains to cover under the sink. A small shelf over the sink or attached to an open wall can provide extra space for kitchen cookbooks or other items you frequently use. That is not only a great upcycle project but dang is it BEAUTIFUL!! tell us what you used to clean that sink and exactly how you did it! Great job building the base! ~Lisa~, Wow! Hi Michele, we did not add a garbage disposal as we’ve never had one lol and didn’t think we needed one but I think it would have been just as simple to install here as on any other sink. From there, I knew how long each of my 2x4s needed to be cut to fit totally under the bottom of the sink. Your sink and the base are fantastic, and I am so impressed it was all out of “found” pieces! Here the kitchen sink base is complete, I will admit that I had a few doubts but I knew my 2×10 from the barn (as well as some more barn wood to be added) would completely cover the 2x4s but I was still nervous as I hauled it into the house and set it in place. Just whatever you did to clean the sink totally transformed it before you even create the base, which was amazing it it’s own right. DIY Sink Cleaner Recipes that Sparkle and Shine Try this Salt and Lemon Combo for a Cleaner Kitchen Sink. I would say check where your drain is before making a height decision on your supports. Home » How to: Build your own kitchen sink base! People around the world know what the kitchen sink is. Such a good idea to put the towel bar on front. I have some reclaimed barn wood that I picked up in a neighboring town. BTW,I am choosing your project to be featured at the next Wonderful Wednesday Party!! #dreamteam, I’m so impressed by your DIY skills! I’m sure your grandparents would be so proud of your accomplishment. You are SO talented! I love the rustic look to this – and the instructions are great! (The left side of the kitchen sink base, you can’t see it, is totally covered by barn wood so you can only see the plumbing from the from. Wow, what a transformation. That is amazing sink – I would love that in my house! So it was either rip off the drywall and redo the drain line (over my dead body…) or end up with a kitchen sink about four inches taller then my counter top. In fact, in most home remodeling or renovation projects, it is the kitchen that receives the most attention. What a wonderful idea for one of these old sinks! I’m glad I found you , Jessica, because the sink ended up higher our counter tops ended up higher too and I have to say WE LOVE IT. I screwed the whole thing together with my impact driver and 3″ screws (that sink is HEAVY – I needed to make this kitchen sink base very sturdy lol). (8/1/2019 A lot has changed in my life since this post came out four years ago. No new kitchen is complete without a sink and some taps to go with it. The easiest way to remove kitchen and bath sink clogs is to use a snake or a barbed drain cleaning tool. Dawn, thank you so so much!!! Since a corner kitchen sink leaves an empty area behind the sink, it requires you to put an extra effort cleaning it, making sure that part also spotless and mold-free. a million thanks for sharing this. your base is so simple to make and exactly what i was looking for. Amazing. Any type of wood or metal can be used to form the table surface. . Actually I didn’t mention how I cleaned it because it came clean with just dish soap and hot water and a little elbow grease! Thank you!! Jennifer, thank you for stopping by and for the comment! (The story behind Storyhardt Farm.). Some updates have happened since this post! 2-Hole Double Bowl Kitchen Sink Kit with Faucet The Glacier Bay All in One Dual Mount Kitchen The Glacier Bay All in One Dual Mount Kitchen Sink can be installed as either a top-mount or under-mount. A corner kitchen sink may give you more kitchen counter area; however, it takes up some movement rooms. The remaining structure can be used as a base for an island. I want to use it for a vanity in our bathroom remodel. Thank you for commenting! For the first time I have a real partner! See more ideas about kitchen sink diy, home repair, home repairs. Kitchen Sink Ideas. Thanks for the information about kitchen sinks and counter tops. Place a pan or bucket underneath the drain to catch any water or debris that may fall out. I was shocked when it came clean so easily! Incredible what you can create yourself at home. I would never have thought to rescue that sink by building the base. If you do build that sink base let me know, I would love to see it!!! Thank you for sharing this at Thoughts of Home. This wonderful post is a HOME feature on the July You’re the STAR blog hop: http://www.godsgrowinggarden.com/2017/07/youre-star-week4-home-july-2017.html Thanks Angie. I’d like to feature this post today at Tuesdays with a Twist! ), I added the towel bar after covering ALL of the kitchen sink base and ALL of the barn wood with two coats of poly acrylic. I knew I wanted to wrap the whole outside of the sink with something very big so I headed to my secret stash of amazing barn wood that I’ve been gathering and pulled out the biggest thing I had: a rough-sawn, ancient, 2×10! For those looking for tips on how to organize a small kitchen you can read more here. The paper towel holder that I added to the bottom of the top barn wood shelf was something my grandparents’ made many years ago. Metal basket (I opted for a copper finish since our kitchen theme is brown with touches of copper and red – if you can’t find the right color, you can always spray paint one) Small ceramic bowl (Hint: have fun with the color/pattern!) How awesome. Many a woodworker dreams of building and designing their own kitchen cabinets, and with the wealth of information and instruction available online, now is definitely the time to give it a whirl. Its looking so stylish and really a lovable kitchen sink ever. It was a really basic piece that I had in mind. I love it! Thanks for sharing at #TrafficJamWeekend Linky Party, Hi Taralynn, what a gorgeous idea. White color is beautiful but I’ve a little confusion about it. Regardless, its SO deep and big I just love it! Pinned! Kathleen Bloggers Pit Stop. I so enjoyed reading this post. The P-trap is at the curve of the drainpipe under the sink, usually inside a cabinet. Create a Cream of Tartar Scrub for Your Stainless Steel Sink. Would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, and tips: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/. Hey girl! This wasn’t a kitchen sink, right? Hi Ronda, I ended up cutting them taller than average sink height because I put in my drain a few inches too tall. Tutorial: rockler.com. Thanks for sharing on Let’s Get Real Link Up. Have a great week and come back to see us real soon! Great job with recycling and set up! I’d love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/, Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J, LOVE this!! and your idea was wonderful. So, instead of a GFCI outlet instead I installed a dual GFCI/AFCI breaker on the whole circuit I didn’t mind so much, though the breaker was VERY expensive, I’ve always found the GFCI outlets to be kind of annoying and have had several quit working on me in the past, so it worked out! I so love to see the progression of these items. Absolutely fantastic job looks amazing great tutorial Thank you for linking to #ThatFridayLinky Please come back next week, This is such a remarkable transformation and you have created a brilliant feature piece for your kitchen! here a separate cabinet, a kitchen stove and a kitchen sink has been made out of hardwood plywood and finally all the items have been painted in blue and put together for a super functional play kitchen. Hi Tarahlynn! The first step actually begins above the skirt. Pinned & shared. No problem, I got an easy, effective and best of all FREE alternative! So, my kitchen sink is tall and in all actually, I like it a lot Because it is high it is MUCH easier on the back for washing dishes etc. « 10 DIY Off Road Trailer Plans To Build Yours Quickly, 10 Best RV Inverter Installation Guides to Fix By Yourself », 15 DIY Roof Top Tent Ideas for Car, RV, and Camper. Thank you for sharing with us at #SimplifyWednesdays. 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