Godmorgon Revamp

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Materials: Godmorgon sink base, Akurum/Nexus black/brown kitchen door, mirror, lack shelf, miter saw, glue, finish nails, hammer (or air nailer.)

Description:
I took a Godmorgon sink base (when it was only available in white or birch) and converted it to a wood veneer, black/brown front using Ikea Akurum/Nexus kitchen cabinet doors.

I just measured the Godmorgon drawer fronts and used the closest sized Nexus doors to replace the boring white, which in this case were two doors as for a Wall 12 x 39. The 39″ dimension works perfectly, but the 12″ dimension is slightly wider than the Godmorgon drawer front.

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All you have to do is install the new front slightly lower on both the top and bottom drawer. This will leave you with a slight overhang on the bottom drawer, which you won’t even notice after installed.

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I modified the inside of the drawer to accommodate my own plumbing/faucet, topped it with a Akurum cover panel used as countertop, mounted it directly to the wall using cleats that were anchored to the wall (instead of using the Godmorgon legs.)

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I cut strips from the cover panel to fill in the gap between the cabinet and the wall (cabinet was 39″ and my space was 41″.) I also modified a Godmorgon mirror with back light and a Lack shelf to fit wall-to-wall. I am a kitchen & bath designer, so I wanted this to look custom, and not like I bought it off the showroom floor of Ikea.

See more of the Godmorgon revamp.

~ Elyssa Mock, Mesa, AZ

Jules Yap