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    • Hoploz
    • By Hoploz 12th Mar 17, 4:39 AM
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    Wood panelling / bath?
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    • 12th Mar 17, 4:39 AM
    Wood panelling / bath? 12th Mar 17 at 4:39 AM
    Really want a cottage look in new bathroom when it's built,

    Tongue and groove panelling was what I had in mind, perhaps mdf matchboard?

    Can this be made waterproof enough to have next to bath? (Thinking of a roll top but it will be right next to the wall so likely to get splashed.)

    Shower cubicle will have to be tiled I suppose, unless anyone can recommend a cottagey alternative.

    Thanks for any suggestions.
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    • greenbee
    • By greenbee 12th Mar 17, 6:54 AM
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    • 12th Mar 17, 6:54 AM
    I have mdf panelling on my bath (and round the walls). You can get a moisture resistant version - but do make sure you buy the correct one!
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    • By phill99 12th Mar 17, 10:23 AM
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    • 12th Mar 17, 10:23 AM
    You can buy a t & g bath panel that is white lacquer coated. If you have to cut it, remember to seal the exposed edges with mastic
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    • Hoploz
    • By Hoploz 12th Mar 17, 10:53 AM
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    • 12th Mar 17, 10:53 AM
    Thanks ... The cladding/panelling would be on the walls all around the room - including the wall next to the bath.

    No bath panel with the roll top bath.
    • Furts
    • By Furts 13th Mar 17, 7:26 AM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 7:26 AM
    I have used Birch WBP Plywood. Then sealed it all with varnish. This ply means light colour and no knots - pretty neutral in appearance.
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