How to build a fireplace mantel from scratch. December 3rd 2010 at 605 pm. In this tutorial youll discover how to build a mantel from scratch. Its a great way to add character to not only your fireplace but to your home as well.
The beautiful harrisburg wood fireplace mantel surround has a classic colonial design with lots of details at an affordable price. A masonry fireplace consists of a brick or stone firebox a brick or stone chimney and more often than not a wood mantel. This will give you give you an understanding of the correct steps and structural foundation needed to build your own fireplace shelf.
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Cut three poplar boards to size to form the vertical pilasters and horizontal frieze of the fireplace mantel. Woodworking projects plans for how to build a fireplace mantel from scratch. Installing shelves or a new layer of brick or stone can help the cause.
But a mantel can do so much to a fireplace as well. The harrisburg fireplace mantel fireplace mantels. In this video this old house general contractor tom silva helps a homeowner build a custom fireplace mantel.
If you have a bare fireplace in your home it can sometimes look unfinished and boring. Find this pin and more on mantels by greg le blanc. Building a fireplace mantel part 1 of 2 this is the first episode of a two part woodworking episode on building a fireplace mantel.
You can create your own custom homemade fireplace mantel all from scratch. Spread a canvas drop cloth onto the floor in front of the fireplace.