One last project before the New Year! One of my absolute favorite things in my house is my claw foot tub, and now that the temps are below zero it’s time to step-up my setup. I bought this piece of live edge wood a while back and cut it to fit on the tub, but never got around to finishing it…until now! I wanted to add little legs to secure it on the tub edges, and more importantly I wanted a little stand to prop up my cell phone so I could watch a little reality TV…er the News…yah that’s what I meant.
With a couple couple wood cuts and some glue my board was ready to be stained, I pick this darker stain called
What you need:
Piece of live edge wood (I buy mine at the local ReStore)
Three pieces of wood:
1″ x 1″
.5″ x 1.5″
**Before we start the project, this is where I warn you about using electronics in the tub at your own risk, and I SPY DIY is not responsible if your phone or tablet slip out of your soap covered hands or bath board.**
What to do:
Cut your live edge board to with the miter saw to fit the length of your tub
Lay your board upside-down where you would like it to sit on the tub. The place the 1″ x 1″ board an inch in for the inner edge of the tub. Mark where it should be cut, and were it will be glued to the board. Repeat on the opposite side.
Cut the legs with the miter saw, then glue in place. Let dry for an hour, then flip over.
Cut the .5″ x 1.5″ and .5″x.5 a few inches longer then your phone or tablet, then glue to the board. Use your device to determine how far apart you glue them. It should fit snug. and lean against the taller board.
Next, brush on the
Finish by brushing on two coats of
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