Walnut Slab Sink

with epoxy coating

Walnut Slab Sink
 
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Rafael Sanches Published on 6/3/2016, viewed by 701 , 7 Comments

My wife and I done this over the weekend when our house was being remodeled. It was very easy for the construction guys to fit it with the tiles.

What you will need

Ingredients

Thick Walnut slab

Epoxy top coat

Oil based top coat

80 grit sand paper

120 grit sand paper

Tools

Sander

Saw to cut straight

How to do this project

1

Try to visualize how things will be put together.

Try to visualize how things will be put together.

2

This is the original piece of wood.

This is the original piece of wood.

3

Make it square to the walls where you're going to place it.

Make it square to the walls where you're going to place it.

4

Sand it till smooth enough. I think we did 80 grit and 120 grit.

Sand it till smooth enough. I think we did 80 grit and 120 grit.

5

We did one first coat using arm-r-seal, which is an oil based top coat. This is how it would look without the epoxy, which I like a lot more but it doesn't give same amount of protection for a bathroom sink.

We did one first coat using arm-r-seal, which is an oil based top coat. This is how it would look without the epoxy, which I like a lot more but it doesn't give same amount of protection for a bathroom sink.

6

Apply the epoxy and use painters tape all around the piece, so the epoxy won't drip.

Apply the epoxy and use painters tape all around the piece, so the epoxy won't drip.

7

We left the piece drying like this to prevent the dust on the air to set on the epoxy coats.

We left the piece drying like this to prevent the dust on the air to set on the epoxy coats.

8

Here's a quick view of the whole thing with the bottom part.

Here's a quick view of the whole thing with the bottom part.