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Post by tinkertailor2002 » Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:28 pm

Hello All....I am about to revamp my bathroom and would like to fit a shower screen above the bath but the problem is that there is no wall directly in line with the edge of the bath (see attached picture) can anyone come up with an idea to bridge the gap, all suggestions welcome.
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Post by ultimatehandyman » Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:21 pm

One option is to build a custom set of shelves in there and make a piece for the front of the shelves that sits flush with the tiled wall.
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Then add some pieces of wood to the front to fix the screen to. One at each side of the shelf to make it equal.
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Post by rovert » Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:00 pm

Length of exterior ply about 150mm wide verticle from edge of bath to ceiling secured with strong angle brackets on the shower side. Length of plaster coving verticaly between the bath and ceiling over the brackets to hide them
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Post by jg » Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:04 pm

What's at the other end of the bath? maybe you could move the shower down there.
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Post by royaloakcarpentry » Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:35 pm

I would do it with glass.

Fit shower screen. Then make template to fill gap between reveal and screen. Take template to glaziers and get glass cut. Fix glass into position with clear silicone.

There may be a lead time on the glass, as they may not be able to polish edges in shop.
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Post by dewaltdisney » Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:47 pm

What if the other end of the bath like? It might be easier to plumb a shower in that end of the bath to avoid the window.

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Post by Jaeger_S2k » Mon Apr 05, 2010 11:57 pm

When you say 'revamp' what do you mean?

Quick decorate?

Rip out refit, new suite, new bath etc?

Oh and what's at the other end of the bath?

You could move the window, that's how we did it, just made a smaller one rather than moved. Built out to edge of bath and had a unit made to fit hole.
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Post by thescruff » Tue Apr 06, 2010 12:00 am

Turn the bath around perhaps, so it's along the window wall.
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