I’m going to start this post off with a container construction tip. If you plan on having exposed metal walls or ceilings, by all means try to have them painted with a spray gun early on in the construction phase. I discovered too late that standard diameter paint rollers are too large to deposit paint in the concave portion of the corrugations. Instead, I had to use a mini roller which took much longer than I had planned. My arms and neck are still feeling the effects.
Although the bathroom is close to being functional, it will probably be a work in progress for a bit longer – hence the 1.0 designation. Aside from all the accessories I need to add, I’m still not sure about the shower. Because I had to raise the shower on a platform due to the interior discharge plumbing, the 20″ combined height of the tub and platform makes it difficult to get into. What I’d really like to find is a 30″ diameter tub that’s only 6″ high, with little to no slope on the sides. I’ll probably end up having to make one myself someday out of epoxy coated wood. In the meantime, it’s at least functional. Continue reading