Thursday

Sink Front Tip-Out


I added a great little feature to my kitchen cabinets. Hinges that allow me to open the dummie door that is below my sink, which allow me to store my sponges. I really think these should be standard in every home.


First purchasing tilt out hinges online for $4.30 for the set and the trays for around $8 for 2. Total under $20 including shipping. I have been wanting to do this for so long and just never got around to it. I began by removing the screws that hold the door front in place. It was a little tuff, none of the screwdrivers including the smallest would fit. So of I went to lowes to by a new tool. I'm not complaining a single bit about this because I love tools and Lowes.


and here is the front off



I added the Hinges to the Door first and then the inside sides of the cabinet. This was really tough. 


 Lightly sanded some areas and added a fresh coat of paint.
and it was complete. 




On a side note, about 4 years ago I painted my cabinets and they have held up wonderfully. I used Behr paint and primer. When I painted them I added a aged affect to the edges, but as the years have gone, I dont like it so much now. The overall color is lovely, but the aged affect has to go. So its time to pull out the sanded paper and give these babies a fresh coat of paint.

Color I used, then and will use again minus the aged affect
Behr

Coliseum Marble 






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