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Bathroom Remodel #2: Demolition!

Blog entry by Dan Lyke posted 12-30-2014 11:41 PM 8357 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After much deliberation over tile, and patterns, and tubs, and what all else, we took a deep breath and started drawing on the wall with a Sharpie. Because, really, what else are you gonna do?

You can see the paneling that was there beforehand. So we began:

And with much violence, the lath and plaster around the tub (the rest of the house is button board and plaster) gave way, and I only swung the axe too far and caused us to have to patch the wall on the other side once:

Took out the old tub one evening with a sledge hammer:

Installed bocking around the wall for the new tub:

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/



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posted 12-31-2014 12:04 PM

That is a good start. That window has some issues.

-- Love woodworking and fixing most anything

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posted 01-02-2015 07:06 PM

Yep! Next update has the window opened up to closer to the original size.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/

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