How to build shelves next to fireplace. Build and install a second pine frame and shelf to create a storage nook between the two cabinets. That even took up more unnecessary space in the living room than needed. I used medium density fiber mdf board to build shelves on the right side of the fireplace and enclosed the tv.
Measure the space and cut the sides top bottom and shelves out of inch plywood. Cut the back piece of the unit out of inch plywood. Once we got all of the rock down and cleaned up jamie started on the built in entertainment center.
I decided to add tongue and groove above the fireplace for some interest and then topped everything with crown molding. Attach the mantel to the fireplace. The next thing to come off was the large hearth this is the portion of rock that projects out front of the fireplace.
Find this pin and more on fireplace by lena kamal. Oh yeah this room setup for a new installed fireplace downstairs. The build fireplace built ins the fireplace was installed by the fireplace manufacturers in a basic wood frame that our contractor put up ahead of time.
Next you can see the cabinets starting to take shape here and the back of the wall that would run up from the mantle.