How to build an electric fireplace surround. Cut the front bottom and sides to size and attach them with glue and 1 14 pocket hole screws. Build a fireplace surround a new surround and gas insert can make a once unsightly fireplace a functional heating source and focal point. I share a full tutorial with dimensions on my.
Amanda bell september 11th 2013 i love the layout of our new homes living room but my husband evan and i felt there was something noticeably missing from it. The whole admires perfectly with modern interiors where it is a good decoration. We measured the faux firebox door and left a little space at the bottom to create a threshold and prevent the surround from bowing.
To build the side columns for the new surround use mdf to construct two rectangular boxes with open backs. Its cost effective beautiful and really makes a big statement in a room. Build the diy fireplace surround box beam header the mdf box beam is made from 34 mdf and 14 pine supports and has a solid front and bottom with an open back and top.
This electric fireplace insert is an excellent way to create a unique indoor climate. But i would think since electric fireplace inserts are typically housed in wooden fireplace boxes and cabinets it would be safe. If youve ever thought about having a fireplace in your home but dont want to run a gas line i highly recommend building an electric fireplace surround.
I share how to build a diy fireplace out of wood with an electric fireplace insert. Inspiration family spaces building a custom electric fireplace surround. Beautiful fire shade introduces a cozy atmosphere.