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Build it yourself redwood paneled bathtub niche encloses a one-piece shower/tub unit.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1985 (v.63#5) pg. 58

Bathroom renovation. A guide to installing vanities, faucets, shower doors, tub surrounds and plastic plumbing.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1986 (v.9#4) pg. 22

Sketches illustrate the basic way to enclose an old bathtub to make it look as though it were built in.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #98 Jun 1967 (v.17#3) pg. 62

How to build a bath enclosure for less than $16 using track and corrugated fiberglass panels.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #130 Oct 1971 (v.21#8) pg. 52

How to install fiberglass panels (Tubwal) around a bathtub.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #175 Sep 1976 (v.26#7) pg. 40

How to give a bathroom a modern look by installing a new fiberglass tub recess kit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #188 Mar 1978 (v.28#3) pg. 77

Tip on removing the bottom track of a shower door which is adhered to a bathtub.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #285 Jan 1988 (v.38#1) pg. 20

How to repair caulk at the joint where bathtub and tile meet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 20

Installing a sliding shower door on a built-in bathtub/alcove.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 48

Removing ceramic tile and installing a replacement three-piece tub surround.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 48

How to recaulk your bathtub surround.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #386 Mar 1998 (v.48#3) pg. 23

Making a neat caulk joint around a bathtub, etc. A three-step strategy.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #398 May 1999 (v.49#5) pg. 14

How to trim and install a solid-surface tub surround.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #399 Jun 1999 (v.49#6) pg. 95

How to frame around a conventional bathtub to accommodate wood paneling around the tub and provide a built-in wood bench along the open side.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #7 Feb-Mar 1982 pg. 10

Tiling a tub surround. Substituting backer board for the traditional mortar bed makes the job easier without sacrificing durability.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #92 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 80

Plastic tub-showers. A look at the manufacture and installation of acrylic and fiberglass combination tub/shower enclosures. Includes information on differences in quality.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #119 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 108

Tip on using acrylic scrapers to remove caulking from around fiberglass bathtubs without scratching the surface.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #121 Feb-Mar 1999 pg. 30

What's available in tub and shower doors.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 55

Tips on enclosing a footed bathtub and adding a shower head.
HOME MECHANIX #710 Jun 1987 (v.83) pg. 92

Frameless tub and shower enclosures. Advice on selection, installation and cleaning.
HOME MECHANIX #794 Apr 1995 (v.91) pg. 50

Skirting a bathtub. How to create an elegant built-in look with a drop-in bathtub.
HOME MECHANIX #798 Sep 1995 (v.91) pg. 31

Installing a bathtub enclosure kit.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 56

How to install Corian panels in a bathtub/shower recess.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1978 (v.3#6) pg. 62

Photos illustrate the installation of a bathtub wall kit of Corian, a sheet material that looks like marble. Est. cost: $270.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #599 Apr 1978 (v.74) pg. 112

How to install tub-surround kits of real ceramic tile.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #659 Apr 1983 (v.79) pg. 52

Installing sliding shower doors on a built-in bathtub. Step-by-step illustrations.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #112 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 104

Tips on selecting and installing bathtub-wall liners.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1981 (v.2#8) pg. 16

How to install a prefabricated or unitized bathtub and enclosure.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1973 (v.139#4) pg. 145

Tip: Insulate around your bathtub to reduce heat loss and reduce hot water consumption.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1983 (v.159#1) pg. 46

Photos illustrate installation of plastic wall panels and sliding doors to an existing bathtub in an alcove.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1976 (v.208#2) pg. 120

How to frame off a tub-shower alcove with built-in storage drawers and a towel ladder.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1979 (v.215#4) pg. 118

Add elegance with a platform bath. Turn your bathroom into a luxurious spa with the addition of a redwood platform to create a sunken tub.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1983 (v.223#6) pg. 128

Update an old bathroom by surrounding the bathtub with a tiled tub deck.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1984 (v.225#5) pg. 106

Clawfoot bathtubs. How to refurbish an older tub, how to build a slatted tub enclosure, and what is available in new reproduction fixtures.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 45

Tip shows how to build a cap for a bathtub sliding door enclosure that will serve as a plant shelf.
SUNSET Jan 1978 (v.160#1) pg. 79

Tip on applying a neat, straight bead of caulking around a bathtub.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #822 Feb 1998 (v.94) pg. 24

Tip on smoothing bathtub caulk using an ice cube.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #826 Jun 1998 (v.94) pg. 24

Easy bath upgrades. (1) Adding a porcelain soap dish to a tiled wall. (2) Attaching a slide-bar showerhead. (3) Installing a glass door tub enclosure.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #833 Mar 1999 (v.95) pg. 29

Make an old tiled-wall tub enclosure look new by covering with solid-surfacing material.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #833 Mar 1999 (v.95) pg. 42

Enclosing a bathtub.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1963 (v.19#4) pg. 36

Make your own bathtub enclosure of aluminum sliding panel track and glass, plastic or Castoglas panels.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1965 (v.21#2) pg. 38

Installing folding shower doors on a built-in tub. Some tips.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1989 (v.45#2) pg. 34