previous
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Custom Flooring Inspiration
    Custom Flooring Inspiration
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
next
Pin It

Glass-Block Shower on a Curve

This shower-stall alternative lets in the light, offers privacy, and makes a small space feel roomy

Traditional shower stalls certainly serve a useful purpose in any house, but if you're looking to change things up, why not consider a glass-block shower? Better yet, make the glass-block wall curved, too. Tile expert Tom Meehan outlines the steps and products he uses to work with glass block to ensure that he builds a structurally sound shower wall. Meehan begins by building the curb with concrete blocks. Then, after carefully setting the first course of blocks, he builds the wall, finishing the project by cleaning, grouting, and then cleaning the wall again. Meehan includes information on the materials he uses to ensure a strong wall, including panel anchors, expansion strips, and joint reinforcement.

Glass-Block Shower on a Curve
Plus get a free gift
Become a Fine Homebuilding Member and get 3 months free. Offer ends 1/30/15 Start your free trial now