thank you for your reply and help. are the standard lever handle ball valves readily available at local hardware stores? i'm fairly inexperienced in purchasing plumbing parts. also, is there a way to finish an old chrome shower head and arm to withstand the weather outdoors
awning window to bathroom lets air move. Plants in window creates a great space. exposed copper plumbing is pretty and industrial!
Major plumbing. Two words: water damage. You can probably install a new faucet, a showerhead or even a toilet, but when it comes to the bigger stuff, pro is the way to go. Pipe connections and other trouble spots can spring leaks that may cost you dearly in the long run. Here's a good rule of thumb:
indoor plumbing. Sometimes people use them for planters as they often had a tin lining to prevent water damage to the inside (from all the splashing). Given the rustic nature of this bath, the homeowner is obviously continuing the theme with the old tub as the sink. Its a challenge to find something
Use exposed copper plumbing and spray it with salt water to speed up the aging process.
high end plumbing stores. The frame at the top is the most important piece and needs to be solid enough so the door does not seem flimsy. Also, the glass comes in many finished, including tinting and frosting.
honest with exposed plumbing and electrical conduits whenever possible.
Exposed shower pipes
exposed plumbing...exposed plumbing...valve and plumbing
by an exposed pipe of tub filler and shower head by Rohl. All finishes were Tuscan Bronze.
model of exposed thermostatic valve from Country collection in Tuscan Bronze. They have changed the selections, the closest you can get is Perrin & Rowe Georgioan Era, here is the link to the shower only: http://www.rohlhome.com/Bath/Product_Detail.aspx?ProductID=27342&Collection=135&SubCollection=136