Make A Bathroom Sink From A Salad Bowl

Make A Bathroom Sink From A Salad Bowl

Make A Bathroom Sink From A Salad BowlRound metallic bathroom sinks look impressive, but often cost a small fortune. You can fake the same effect with a metal salad bowl.

IKEA Hacker contributor Pernille details how the 14in $24.99 Blanda Blank salad bowl formed the basis of a low-cost bathroom upgrade. While you’d need a bit of DIY expertise (and a drill) to pull this off, it’s an interesting idea. You could also adapt the concept for a simple outdoor sink near your barbecue area.

IKEA salad bowl sink [IKEA Hacker]


  • Apart from the fact it looks cheap, it also looks very sharp, picture some person slipping on a wet floor and hitting their face on the lip of that bowl. Blood everywhere.

  • It looks cheap. But is not sharp – read: salad bowl. They are not sharp because salad bowls are meant for everyday use and handling. I own one, i use it, it works well as a salad bowl. Nice try bit will pass on this hack.

  • I think you could use any type of stainless bowl, however unless you are a fastidious cleaner you will find it gets very grubby, very quickly and stainless is an absolute bitch to clean. 🙂

  • I love this idea, but I would rig an eye bolt secured to the wall just under the bowl to prevent the bowl from rotating at the threaded joints at the drain.

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