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RTA Vanity sink bases

Posted by jamies (My Page) on
Sun, May 6, 12 at 19:01

I'm looking at these for the first time. My question concerns sink bases with drawers. The specs don't usually say how wide the drawers are. I usually look at the smallest sink door base they carry, and then at the smallest drawer base they carry, and I assume that the narrowest butt door sink base will have the narrowest drawer width.

But I'm looking to create a wide vanity -- 60 inches.
I have a small sink -- only 21 inches -- and I want a lot of drawers, deep ones on the left and shallow ones on the right. But a deep drawer, at 12" in width, is useless to me. I need a deep drawer that is at least 15", and preferably 18" wide.

I'm thinking that one way to save money would be to get a sink base with big drawers on the left and add a 4-drawer cabinet on the right. And I'm finally getting to the question. At what sink base cabinet width do they move into a wider drawer?

For example, if the line has 27" and a 30" and a 33" sink base, do you think they would all have just 12" drawers? At what point do they start putting a 15" drawer into a sink base? Is there ever a point where they use an 18" drawer in a sink base?


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RE: RTA Vanity sink bases

I can't help you with the question, but I can tell you I have a 78" vanity, with 2 sinks.

I also wanted decent drawers. Norcroft created it using 2 18" drawer bases and 2 21" full-height cabinets. The thing is, the drawers are so darned shallow their width means nothing.

I'm thinking of cutting out a mullion and putting in a bigger, deeper drawer. Width is one thing, but don't forget the depth.


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