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How to Install a Shower Sub-Floor and Shower Base

DIY Network expert and licensed contractor Amy Matthews shows how to install a plywood shower sub-floor and shower base.

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Materials

  • plumbing fixtures
  • shower drain assembly
  • plywood
  • 2x4 board
  • wood cleats
  • copper pipe flux
  • solder

Tools

  • safety goggles
  • work gloves
  • measuring tape
  • screw gun
  • hand saw
  • saber saw
  • spade bit
  • pry bar
  • carpenter's pencil
  • all-purpose pipe cleaner
  • pipe cutter
  • wire brush
  • small paintbrush
  • blowtorch
  • spanner wrench
  • drop cloth

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