How To Build A Console Sink
Console sink – A sink bracket is essentially a table with a table top, so that a counter sink and can droop into the opening. Bracket sinks may have two or four legs; a two-legged bracket mounted on the wall at the back, while a four-legged console can be left free-standing. Buying a prefabricated console for your sink can seriously dipping into your bathroom budget. But you can build your own using basic lumber materials and tools. Buy countertop sink first to use as a guide to build the console.
How to build a console sink, measure the length and width of the countertop sink. Then subtract 1 inch from these measurements. Subtract 1 inch from the length and width dimensions provide a half-inch overhang on the bench on all sides of the bracket. Cut the necessary pieces of 1-by-4-inch lumber. And cut two pieces for measuring the length and two for measuring the width, remember to give one inch of the actual measurement of the overhang desired. After that cut 45 degree miters at each end of the 1-by-4 pieces using a miter saw. When a miter cut is used, the angles are met at every stage.
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After that to build a console sink, install the four pieces of 1-by-4 together. And match up the mitered ends to form a perfect rectangle. Strengthen each miter joint with a nail gun or half-inch wood screws. Use two nails for each joint, and be sure to nail or screw goes into both pieces of wood. Cut the four two-by-two-inch timber to a height of 32 to 36 inches, depending on the desired height of the sink. The actual dimensions of the timber are a half of half inches. Position of the two-for-two in each corner of the rectangle so that the upper part of the 2-by-2 s to line up with the top of one-by-4 s in the rectangle. Secure the 2-by-2 legs to the corners with 2-inch wood screws.