If you’re on the lookout for a drop-in drainboard sink for your vintage kitchen remodel, we’ve just spotted some new options for you to consider. The sinks come in a variety of configurations, materials and colors. With more and more options on the market today, there hasn’t been this kind of selection for decades.
Up until recently, Nelson’s has offered two models of drainboard, farmhouse style sinks, authentic reproductions of vintage originals now available in acrylic. We’ve just learned that they’ve since added two more models — both variations on their original offerings — bringing their total styles of reproduction drainboard sinks available up to four. The first new model — a variation on their 1940s drainboard sink — has double drainboards and a central sink and sells for $790 with free shipping.
Nelson’s second new sink model is a midcentury style single bowl drainboard sink with integral backsplash — modeled from an original back in the day design. It sells for $695 with free shipping. Lovely!
The Karran drop-in double bowl drainboard sink is made of acrylic and retails for $366 on Amazon (*affiliate link), free shipping. Available in white or bisque, this is an affordable drainboard sink option. However, it looks like this sink doesn’t have holes for the faucet, which means you will have to have a solid surface or tile countertop or install a wall-mounted faucet. (We don’t think that installing deck-mounted faucets into laminate is a a great idea, due to all the water that typically accumulates around the base of a faucet.)
Another new option is this Blanco sink (*affiliate link) lists for $933 plus shipping. While this model has the lovely drainboard — and appears to be made of a composite including hard rock granite — it is not what we’d describe as “retro” in style. Still, we’ll put it out there for you. This model is available in eight neutral colors — but also has the drawback of no faucet holes — limiting counter top options.
To see all our information about both new and vintage drainboard sinks — visit our Farmhouse drainboard sink page, which spotlights all the following sinks — and more!