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If my math is right, and I think it is I have calculated that the slope is 1,32 % (slope is calculated in percentages; 1% means that over 1m long height difference is 1cm, sorry for using metric measurements) your slope is 1,32% which is small slope. I wouldn't use plywood or self-leveling layer. Instead you can fix this by applying different thickness of ...


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Do not go with a wood base! You will regret it. A wood base will hold germs and bacteria, and will rot away after so many washes and bird droppings. Always try go with a solid concrete base for birds if possible, or a good solid slab base. You must also be careful of critters digging under and getting through. Ideally you want concrete base, nothing else. ...


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You don't mention what type of wood it is but it's an important piece of info to know. Some woods and their plywood counter parts are more difficult to stain without additional prep. Birch is an example that usually requires a conditioner prior to staining. A lot of oils will give wood a nice light finish. Mineral oil is really cheap and easy to apply. ...


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Glue a strip (or two strips, to keep it parallel to the wall surface) of thicker wood to the back. Properly shaped (see ASCII art below for one version), that can BE your hanging hardware, or you can attach your hanging hardware to it. X X|| X is the plywood. This angle-cut bit of || X\| wood is attached to the plywood. \| X\\ ...


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One way to hang your thin plywood would be to acquire a strip of wood trim material that was say 3/4" wide by 1/4" thick by say 20" long. (The 20" length presumes you want to hang the piece with its 24" dimension horizontal). You would then glue this strip on the back side of the plywood with yellow carpenters glue. Clamp it into place or place heavy weights ...


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Make sure first layer is fastened to national code. Install second layer with all edges off set, leave 1/8-3/16 gape and fill with silicone. Nail or screw 6 inch on edge and 8 inch in the field. Side note: Follow MFG specs.



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