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Bob

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04-04-2017 06:05 PM

I am moving forward with my dream shop (36’ x 36’) and now need to make a final decision on a layout for a small bathroom before we pour the concrete next week. I want to have a toilet, sink and shower in about a 5’ x 8’ space(more if needed)-I am having a hard time designing a layout!!

Any ideas? I would appreciate hearing any feedback and seeing pictures.

Thank you,

Bob

-- Bob


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MinnesotaSteve

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#1 posted 04-04-2017 06:49 PM

Here ya go… lot’s of ideas.

http://www.us.kohler.com/us/Floor-Plan-Options/content/CNT300260.htm

Plan #1 is a 5×8 room with tub, toilet and sink. :-)

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#2 posted 04-04-2017 06:49 PM

... is this too much?
 

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#3 posted 04-04-2017 06:51 PM



... is this too much?
 

- Ron Aylor

Nope. I don’t see a toilet….

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#4 posted 04-04-2017 06:53 PM

... behind that door in the back, Scott!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#5 posted 04-04-2017 06:59 PM



... behind that door in the back, Scott!

- Ron Aylor

Holy crap!

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#6 posted 04-04-2017 07:08 PM

You really need a shower in your shop?

My shop bathroom has the slop sink straight ahead when you walk in and the toilet off to the side.

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#7 posted 04-04-2017 07:47 PM

36’x36’? Wow! Is this for a business or hobby?

-- Y'all need to locate a sense of humor. Borrow one if you can't find yours...

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bigblockyeti

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#8 posted 04-04-2017 07:56 PM

I would make sure you have a utility sink outside the bathroom. Hot water would be nice and on-demand water heaters are getting cheaper but still a hefty investment, you could get a 5 gallon electric heater and turn it on when you first get to the shop. The size you’ve spec’d sounds good but that depends on how much space you need for the rest of your shop.

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Bob

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#9 posted 04-04-2017 08:42 PM



36×36 ? Wow! Is this for a business or hobby?

- Rrrandy

This is my hobby!

-- Bob

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#10 posted 04-04-2017 09:10 PM

I second the idea of a utility sink on the opposite wall of the bathroom sink.

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#11 posted 04-04-2017 09:28 PM

I prefer to have my utility sink in the finishing room. Bob, planning the shop is almost as much fun as working in it. Enjoy!

-- Art

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#12 posted 04-04-2017 09:43 PM

i have the luxury of having a small bathroom in my shop,which is to my wifes delight,no sawdust tracked into the house!mine is about 3-1/2’ x 5’,just a sink and toilet,its all i need.dont think i would ever want to shower in my shop bath. i have some picks under my projects.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#13 posted 04-04-2017 10:20 PM

A “Chic Sale” out back and you could squeeze in another machine.

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#14 posted 04-04-2017 10:24 PM

My advise is dont do it. In my state a bathroom makes any structure a livable area.

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#15 posted 04-04-2017 10:32 PM



My advise is dont do it. In my state a bathroom makes any structure a livable area.

- DirtyMike

Now that’s an angle I hadn’t thought about. It could bring into play a whole lot of code issues that would be a real headache.

On the other hand, when the wife is in a snit and tells Bob to “go spend the night out in your shop” the facilities would come in handy.

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