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Unread 09-26-2012, 01:05 PM   #616
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Wendy, we went with the Signature Hardware Sheba tub, the 60" model. We looked locally but could not find anything we liked, so went with this one sight unseen. We are very happy with it, although I haven't actually used it yet other than just sitting in it to see how it fits my 6'3" frame .
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Unread 09-28-2012, 08:01 PM   #617
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Here are the finished ~40 feet of bullnose tile - took about 3-4 hours to shape and polish the bullnose. Not too bad, it would have cost about $250 to have that done .

Tomorrow's plan is to put up all the trim tiles, and hopefully get around to grouting on Sunday. I know, I know, ever the optimist .

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Unread 11-15-2012, 11:25 AM   #618
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Hey Leon, we need an update!

Have you had a chance to try the tub yet? I'm looking at a slightly shorter tub, but same company and material. I was wondering how well it keeps the water hot, if it's easy to clean, stuff like that.
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Unread 11-16-2012, 03:42 PM   #619
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Funny you should ask, Wendy! We've been sort of delaying the inauguration of the tub until everything else was done, but the Rohl towel bars are on a 3 week backorder, so I think this weekend is the planned date for that first bath!


I do like the shape of it, it seems to fit Mrs. Leon who is 5'5" and me (6'3"), so presumably anyone in between would find it comfy too.

Are you looking at the 60" version of the tub? I'll let you know how the tub does in keeping the water warm, and cleanability.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 02:44 PM   #620
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Wendy, Mrs. Leon's feedback on the tub was very positive! She said it's very comfy, held the water warm for as long as she wanted, so she was very happy. So I'm happy too.

Once I get those towel bars installed, I should be able to post some final photos and call it "done" .
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Unread 11-21-2012, 11:50 AM   #621
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Woot! We're looking at the Eden. It's the deepest model that would fit in a 59" space. Now I just need to find a new job so I can buy the thing and start the renovation. Being frugal is such a pain.
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Unread 02-13-2013, 09:59 AM   #622
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The bathroom is finally all done and signed off by inspector, so here are some final photos.

Overall I am extremely happy with the results, it came out exactly the way we wanted and everything is very easy to use. I looked at some of the "before" pictures and nearly fainted, I forgot how awful it looked in its original 60's style. This is quite an improvement.

Thanks for all the help, guidance, and support over the past year. I couldn't have done it without you guys (and gals!).
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Unread 02-13-2013, 10:05 AM   #623
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Great job, Leon

That is one swanky looking modern bath. I love the floating vanity and commode. Very clean look with an easy to clean floor!
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Unread 02-13-2013, 10:25 AM   #624
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That's stunning. Congrats! Very well done!
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Unread 02-13-2013, 10:46 AM   #625
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Just gorgeous!
Love the minimal look of your bath and the contrast between the bright crisp tile/tub/shower finishes and the warm wood of the vanity.
Beautifully done!
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Unread 02-15-2013, 07:18 PM   #626
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Hats off to you Leon, what a fabulous bathroom you've created!

I just love everything in this remodel: the choice of tile, the feature wall by the gorgeous tub, the floating vanity and toilet, as well as that oversized bright shower.
Wow, great work!


P.S. I think this needs to be in the alumni hall of fame. Moderators, how about it?
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Unread 02-15-2013, 08:06 PM   #627
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Wow that design is sweet.
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Leon,

I've just reread your whole thread and, wow, I'm impressed by your craftsmanship and attention to detail.

The restrained look of this simply elegant bathroom is just beautiful.

Congrats!
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Unread 02-17-2013, 12:50 PM   #629
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Great job Leon!

Nice cabinets as well.
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Unread 03-15-2013, 06:37 PM   #630
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Sorry for the late response, very rude of me. But I do want to thank you all for the kind words, for the compliments, for the moral support that many of you gave me when I was facing mini or major crises, and for the technical guidance that a lot of you gave me when I was facing surprises such as the furry Kerdi membrane . It all helped, more than you know!

Thanks again, you are a great bunch!
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