How to build a fireplace surround. Cut the front bottom and sides to size and attach them with glue and 1 14 pocket hole screws. And then we would go get a coke at mcdonalds to celebrate and probably eat chocolate too. How to build a wood fireplace mantle and surround with classic design and details.
Make your own with our clear how to. Today i want to show you the steps we took in creating our fireplace surround. To build the side columns for the new surround use mdf to construct two rectangular boxes with open backs.
I hope this video inspires you to make your house a home and diy your projects. Determine the size of your boxes by measuring the distance from the brick to the edge of the mantel and then from the mantel to the floor. Lightweight cast stones add rustic charm to any hearth for a fraction of the cost of the real thing.
Thats why i decided to build a fireplace surround.