How To Build A Bathtub Base

how to build a bathtub base how to build your own homemade bathtub step 1 lay out the size and shape of the tub and build a frame of 2by4s step 2 roughin the plumbing for the drain and faucet step 3 cut a 45inch hole in the plywood where the drain will go step 4 fasten concrete backer board to the frame using , how to build a shower base and floor frame the box spread out the rubber membrane attach the membrane cut out the drain hole attach the drain plate screw in the drain create the concrete mixture pour the concrete allow the concrete to cure, follow the tub manufacturers suggestions and design a platform thats at least a foot wider and longer than the tub and high enough to support it above the existing floor build the framework for the platform from 2 x 4s and 34inch exteriorgrade plywood using nails and deck screws to fasten them together

Drill Drilling Into A Bathtub Home Improvement Stack

once the drain base is install you are now ready to build a shower pan for your shower follow the link below for part 2 of the build a shower series creating a shower pan next build shower pan see build a shower series shower pan how to build a shower framing plumbing and drain install image gallery, how to build a walkin shower part 1 wedi shower pan install by home repair tutor home repair tutor loading unsubscribe from home repair tutor cancel unsubscribe

decide where you want the hot tub base to be located a relatively level area is best and the tub base should be located relatively close to water and power connections when youve decided measure out the area and mark it with string or marking paint, although fiberglass units make shower pans quick and easy they lack the elegance of a handcrafted mortar and tile floor so if youd like to install a tile shower and are willing to build your own custom shower pan youll be able to tile it to match the walls and with a mortar and tile floor your shower can be any shape, building a mortar shower pan is a relatively simple task of assembling these layers it will take a bit of time and some work but the reward will be a long lasting leakfree durable shower base