My DIY Bathroom Vanity: How to Finish Oak With Liming Wax – PART 1


– PART 1 – I built a DIY bathroom vanity using Red Oak. In this video, see how I raise the grain with water, sand the grain back down, and apply wood dye to the vanity. Be sure to check out PART 2 to see how I used Zinsser SealCoat sanding sealer to lock in the dye, followed by top coats and liming wax to accent the grain.

PART 2:

SKIP AROUND:

0:00 Intro
0:20 The BEFORE
0:53 Removing doors and drawers
1:22 STEP 1 – Wiping down with water to raise the grain
2:54 STEP 2 – Sanding down the grain
5:04 STEP 3 – Cleaning out the dust from the grain
6:14 STEP 4 – Applying wood dye to vanity
7:23 STEP 6 – Mixing and apply glue size to the end grains
8:31 STEP 7 – Applying wood dye to doors and drawers.
9:30 STEP 8 – Adding a second coat of dye.
10:40 Be sure to watch PART 2 to see how I finish off the oak vanity!

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MATERIALS LIST:

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HOW I BUILT a DIY BATHROOM VANITY – COMPLETE SERIES

Part 1 – Attaching the Legs and Base

Part 2 – Attaching the Sides

Part 3 – Creating the Partitions

Part 4 – Making Drawers

Part 5 – Making Cabinet Doors

Part 6 – Fitting the Granite Vanity Top

Part 7 – Finishing the Vanity – Coming soon.

BEFORE & AFTER: The Final Bathroom Makeover Reveal

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