Download Build A Fireplace Mantel PNG. They can transform the hearth from basic when building your own fireplace mantel, make sure that strength and durability are a priority. In this video i go over the steps i took to make this rustic farmhouse style mantle.it's fairly simple and could be done with just a few tools.
This project uses standard lumber and crown molding to create a fresh new look. The final step for how to build a fireplace mantel is also the most rewarding…applying the finish! A fireplace mantel can be natural wood or painted.
Mark and predrill holes to line up with the mortar.
Position the 2×4 mantel brace on the line at the center point. This project uses standard lumber and crown molding to create a fresh new look. Mark and predrill holes to line up with the mortar. It can include legs (pilasters) or may even incorporate a bookcase or other storage on each side.