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The diy fireplace surround is made of two pillar supports and a mdf box beam header. Add the base layers. Consult a professional if there are any reframing needs due to building codes.
How to install a dead bolt lock. With a finishing trowel spread it over the lath first using a downward motion to fill the cups then building the surface to a thickness of inch by using a side to side or fanning motion to spread more mortar over the first layer. Build a fireplace surround a new surround and gas insert can make a once unsightly fireplace a functional heating source and focal point.
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Install builders felt. While youre at it you can reduce the bulk with a slimmer model. The box beam header will support the reclaimed box beam fireplace mantel.