Old tub needs new tile. Need advice on edge of tub.
We taken out the failed tile, removed everything to the studs. The depth of the cement backer board and tile do not come out to the edge of the tub. There is a horizontal wooden board running outside the tub butted to the studs. I don't want to lay the backer board on that wood because of the moisture problem. If we cut it out and make it level with the tub, we will have to shim all the studs. Is that what we want to do? Does the backer board sit on the upraised lip of the tub and the tile kind of go over the lip? Or is that filled with grout and eventually fail? I've added some photos.
Last edited by skits; 12-12-2008 at 09:19 PM.
Reason: add pics