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. Its cost effective beautiful and really makes a big statement in a room. Make your own with our clear how to.
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. I share a full tutorial with dimensions on my. 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.
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. How to build a faux fireplace and mantel. Build a fireplace surround a new surround and gas insert can make a once unsightly fireplace a functional heating source and focal point.
Beautiful fire shade introduces a cozy atmosphere. This electric fireplace insert is an excellent way to create a unique indoor climate. 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.
To build the side columns for the new surround use mdf to construct two rectangular boxes with open backs. We measured the faux firebox door and left a little space at the bottom to create a threshold and prevent the surround from bowing. Inspiration family spaces building a custom electric fireplace surround.