tile an island made of wood

Name: Jimmy Rod
Posted: Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 9:01 pm MST
 
Topic
Im maken and out door island framed it out of wood 4by4 also studs all around? Should I use plywood then backerboard to lay tile on or can I just use backerboard then tile it. Thank you for your time!
Name: Uniontileguy
Posted: Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 6:54 am MST
 
Reply: 1
I would use 3/4 exterior plywood, then cement board over it.
Name: Jimmy Rod
Posted: Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:03 pm MST
 
Reply: 2
Thank you, I'm going to the home depot right now.
Name: Marco
Posted: Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 4:53 pm MST
 
Reply: 3
Wait a minute there, I would waterproof that platform with either Kerdi, Noble or even Ditra, as it will be outdoors.
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