Step 5: Mark the Tap Positions

hands using a combination square to draw a line across the center of the mounting board to make a vintage porcelain tap towel rack
Photo: Kristine Larsen
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Draw a horizontal line across the center of the mounting board using the straightedge of a combination square. Then mark evenly spaced vertical lines through the horizontal one to indicate where each tap will go.
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    Tools List

    • 16-foot tape measure
      Measuring tape
    • combination square
      Combination square
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • flathead screwdriver
      Screwdriver

    Shopping List

    1. Three porcelain taps and escutcheons

    2. Three dummy spindles

    3. Two shelf brackets

    4. Epoxy

    5. Barn wood for shelves