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Benches for a home darkroom.

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Benches for a home darkroom.


I am converting a new bedroom space into a home photographic darkroom. The space is 3x3.2 metres. See pic1. 




I want to build benches all the way around the room in a "U" shape. As per the pic here the left hand wall will be a bench with a sink on top. The wall on the right will hold two photographic enlargers. And the bench between the two wall just a workspace. I want to have two shelves under each bench for storage. Because I am 1.85m tall I need a bench height of at least 100cm. I will need sturdy benches to hold the sink and two enlargers.


I do like the work benches that Rodney built and shows here in Bunnings Workshop at


Is it possible to measure cut and build these style of benches at Bunnings? I do not own tools necessary.


thanks in advance for any comments, direction or advice.


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Re: Benches for a home darkroom.

Welcome to the Workshop community @matt335. Thanks for your question, I'd be happy to answer it for you.


If you view the instructions that @Rodney has been helpful in supplying on his post:, you could adjust the sizing to suit your own project.


Bunnings offer a cutting service, allowing you to have all the sizes cut to the correct length. That would make the project simple for you to assemble at home. A drill driver set would assist in the assembly and a drill bit set would be needed also.


If you would like more information about the services Bunnings provides or need further assistance, please let me know.




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Re: Benches for a home darkroom.

Thanks Mitchell.


thats very helpful. I will make some proper measurements and come in to choose some timber. 



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