Welcome to my prehistoric bathroom! When I first moved in, over ten years ago, this is what I was faced with
I’d wager that even the most experienced remodel Pro never saw an arrangement like that! Ugh-ly!!
Incredibly, it actually works like a charm, so the idea was to disguise it. I don’t like to put holes in the wall of a place I don’t own and ended up making a sort of trestle shelf that slides in between the tub and the wall. This strangely shaped contraption is what I came up with…
Originally made entirely of particle board, the top got swollen from water and needed to be replaced. When somebody threw away a table, I took the opportunity and sliced a piece off the table top and “slapped” it in…
Here’s how it looks today, in place, with an old bandanna covering the outlet pipes
It still isn’t pretty, but it’s very useful, and certainly better than staring at the pipe… :)
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.