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Banging the Bottom End
Join Date: Jun 2004
2011-01-04, 15:08

Not sure if this is totally creative, but I spent my New Year's Day not nursing a hangover, but brandishing a level. I had a brand new bathroom, but didn't have towel racks, mirrors, or even a TP dispenser! With the spectre of going back to work rearing its ugly head, I needed a mirror in order to shave (ever try to shave without a mirror???) along with other expected bathroom niceties (like a place to put my towel!).

Took me all day, but I'm quite stoked with how it worked out! Here's a few pictures (it does exist!).


Think that's level?

Side view

Long shot
Veteran Member
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Ottawa, ON
2011-01-05, 07:37

Nice bathroom! Good job on the install. That can be satisfying.
Banging the Bottom End
Join Date: Jun 2004
2011-01-05, 12:02

Originally Posted by Chinney View Post
Nice bathroom! Good job on the install. That can be satisfying.
Thanks! Satisfying is the right word, I think. It felt great to do tangible work for once.
Mr. Farmiga
Join Date: May 2004
2011-01-05, 15:25

I love doing stuff like this. Looks good! The right tools and patience/planning is 80% of it (and can sometimes overcome any lack of experience or uncertainty, I've learned over the years).

Some people go into these things in a hurry, don't measure/mark, don't use a level, don't anchor in to studs, half-ass the installation, etc...and then wonder why it looks like hell. Stuff like this is never a 30-minute, glitch/snag-free HGTV project (and if it is, you've probably done something wrong and it'll likely come back to bite you at some point).

But you did a nice clean, straight and professional-looking job. Makes all the difference!
9" monochrome
Join Date: May 2004
Location: I'm here
2011-01-06, 06:38

Well done bpMF.

I've been doing smaller around the house jobs, but I take ages. I'm pretty particular though, so I can imagine how you must have felt ensuring everything was square. It really looks good, so well done again.

Measure twice - cut once.

All I want is a simple life
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