1. Build a box
Using PVA glue and 50mm screws, glue and screw 135 x 19mm Tasmanian oak together to build a box of double thickness. Box is 360mm high with width to suit your wall. Apply timber stain.
2. Make the towel rail
Using offcuts to make four 100 x 90mm blocks. Drill a 35mm hole through 2 of the blocks near bottom. Glue together pairs, with drilled blocks on the inside, then glue over ends of 35mm Tasmanian oak dowel. Glue and screw unit to underside of box towards one end, with 65mm screws.
3. Put the back on
Cut 12mm plywood to size 20mm smaller than box. Undercoat, paint front and sides in same colour as bathroom walls, then glue and screw to back of unit so it sits evenly, using 40mm screws.
4. Fix to the wall
To mount unit, locate studs then hold box on wall, horizontally aligning it with your window shelving. Predrill and screw through back of unit into studs, using 65mm screws.
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