[Darkroom] sink, counter, and cabinetry (need donations)
meowdip at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 18:35:54 PST 2010
I'll go look at urban ore for counter material tomorrow. Even if I find
something I'm not sure if I'll be able to get it though. I'm pretty
broke after a few months unemployed and a trip to europe. I'll get my
first paycheck from the new job soon and be able to put more money into
the darkroom, although depending on cost I may see if anyone else is
able to throw something in for the counter. I'll send something out to
the list if I find promising materials. I'll keep up the search for a
fan and duct work as well.
> The sink we're going to use is 22x54". We're planning to build a 25"
> deep counter that spans the wall that's shared with the
> bathroom-to-be. The sink will be (if you're in the room, facing the
> counter/bathroom direction) on the far left, closest to the door.
> Scott I think we're about ready to commit to a drain location.
> Wherever that drain hits if the sink is in that corner.
> And the other consideration is height. We want a comfortable working
> height for standing people. Probably around 45-50". That way we'll
> also be able to fit pre-built cabinets under the counter. Ideally
> we'll also have room for some storage space under the sink, which is
> fairly shallow. Probably chemical storage.
> Ben is going to get some supplies for the counter, and we need to keep
> an eye out for the following:
> -A small fridge, <40" high
> -short filing cabinet or drawers--ideally not just a standard 2 drawer
> filing cabinet, but one with shallower drawers. A wider piece of
> furniture with shallow drawers (like in the shop) would be great for
> storing small stuff and paper. Light tight a plus.
> -small, short shelves. It would be nice to put some shelves under the
> enlarger tables.
> And what about wall-mount shelving? Are our walls stable? I assume
> if we go into a couple studs this would be ok. We'll need more
> storage in there.
> We also need to get a bunch of sweeps and stuff to light seal the
> door. Probably Ben and I will deal with this.
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