Step 8: Set the Taps

hands attaching a tap to the base mounted on a board to make a vintage porcelain tap towel rack
Photo: Kristine Larsen
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Fill the metal fittings at the base of each tap with epoxy and fit them on top of the spindles. Wait 5 minutes for the epoxy to set. (It takes 1 hour for it to fully cure.)
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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