How to build a fireplace surround. I am in love with the way this turned out. And then we would go get a coke at mcdonalds to celebrate and probably eat chocolate too. Build a fireplace surround a new surround and gas insert can make a once unsightly fireplace a functional heating source and focal point.
Today i want to show you the steps we took in creating our fireplace surround. 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. How to build a wood fireplace mantle and surround with classic design and details.
Lightweight cast stones add rustic charm to any hearth for a fraction of the cost of the real thing. 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. Cut the front bottom and sides to size and attach them with glue and 1 14 pocket hole screws.
I hope this video inspires you to make your house a home and diy your projects.