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Forum topic by LJD4662 posted 05-12-2014 01:54 PM 1044 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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LJD4662

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05-12-2014 01:54 PM

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Has anyone ever made a shower caddy? I plan on building one, but I’m not sure which wood or finish would be best for that atmosphere.

Layne


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-12-2014 02:31 PM

I found this, made of teak. That would be a good choice for you as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 05-12-2014 04:54 PM

I would guess the wood used in steam rooms would be suitable.

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#3 posted 05-13-2014 12:44 AM

Dang, Now I want to make one of those. I have some old redwood that just might work…...

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#4 posted 05-13-2014 04:00 AM

Well,, in campgrounds this is something I made to carry shower items inside when its folded closed, but also used as a foor tread.

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#5 posted 05-13-2014 07:12 PM

My concern would be how to hold the parts together without it falling apart in a shower. I think epoxy or a waterproof adhesive would work. You should design it so any joints will have a maximum glue surface. M&T joints are good. Any mechanical fastener (nail or screw) will loosen eventually.

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