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Building Fireplace Mantels

Distinctive Projects for Any Style Home

by Mario Rodriguez

  • 145 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Taunton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • DIY,
  • Furniture & cabinetmaking,
  • Woodwork - Furniture/Cabinetry,
  • House & Home,
  • Home Improvement / Construction,
  • Do-It-Yourself,
  • Woodworking,
  • Do-It-Yourself - Carpentry,
  • House & Home / Carpentry,
  • Remodeling & Renovation - General,
  • Mantels

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8636708M
    ISBN 101561583855
    ISBN 109781561583850


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Building Fireplace Mantels by Mario Rodriguez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Constructing a Fireplace Mantel: Step-By-Step from Plywood and Stock Moldings (Schiffer Book for by Steve Penberthy Paperback $ Making Mantels by David Getts Paperback $ Customers who viewed this item also viewed Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of /5(27).

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A previous owner had removed the mantel so there was no indication of what style it was built in. I Building Fireplace Mantels book for books on fireplace mantels and found this one.

It has a complete detailed chapter on how to build a classic fireplace mantel, step-by-step, with detailed photos using materials I was able to easily purchase at Home Depot/5(9).

Building Fireplace Mantels Product Code/ISBN: $ The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in this book will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home. The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in this book will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home.

Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to. Building Fireplace Mantels [Paperback] by Mario attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in this book will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the -by-step instructions, cut lists a.

The idea for this book came from the steady stream of comments and questions generated by the material on fireplace mantels I've written for The Taunton Press over the years.

Of all the woodworking projects I've built, and written about, the fireplace mantel projects have drawn the strongest- and longest-lasting response. Re-install the mantel. Make sure it is perfectly level.

Attach it to the cleat with finish nails and finish nail through the bookcase sides into the mantel. Now you will need to build up the area under the mantel with crown molding and other trim to your liking. I used: a. This is an outstanding book on a focused topic: "Distinctive [Fireplace] Projects for any Style Home." After discussing some basics of mantel making, he describes in detail from start to finish, step-by-step, including a materials list, suppliers, and tools needed for nine projects to build nine different style firelplace mantels: Simple Colonial, Georgian, Simple Federal, Arts and Crafts Reviews:   One of the books I brought was “Building Fireplace Mantels” by Mario Rodriguez.

One project in the book featured a mantelpiece based on the architectural woodwork of The Hill House, designed by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The clients loved it. I. Over 70 Fireplace Mantel Plans - Mantel shelves or complete mantel surround plans can be simple or elaborate and add charm to any living room or family room.

Even if you don’t have a fireplace, you can add a faux fireplace to give your room an inviting focal point that adds a homey touch.

Building Fireplace Mantels | The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in Building Fireplace Mantels will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home. Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to woodworkers with varying degrees of : Taunton Press.

The key to building our mantel was to think about doing it in layers. First we attached 4 vertical 1×1’s to the drywalled flu.

You will notice the the 1×1’s on the inside are shorter than the outside, this Building Fireplace Mantels book us to build the fireplace columns and attach them to the 1×1’s (like a cleat).

- Explore Donna Campisi's board "Fireplace Mantels", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about fireplace mantels, mantel decorations, fireplace pins. Here is how I Build Custom Built-Ins and a Fireplace MantelTip Jar - Explore Melissa Bluemle's board "Fireplace with shelves" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about fireplace, family room, fireplace design pins. Steps for building a custom mantel: 1. Spread a canvas drop cloth onto the floor in front of the fireplace.

Cut three poplar boards to size to form the vertical pilasters and horizontal frieze of the fireplace mantel. Join the boards together with glue and pocket screws.

Rout a rabbet into the back edges of the mantel so that it will. To build the side columns for the new surround, use MDF to construct two rectangular boxes with open backs.

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. Our boxes measure /4” tall x 6” wide x 7” deep. Get this from a library. Building fireplace mantels: distinctive projects for any style home.

[Mario Rodriguez] -- Projects include: Simple colonial mantel -- Georgian mantel -- Simple federal mantel -- Arts and crafts mantel -- The Mackintosh mantel -- Victorian mantel -- Greene and Greene mantel -.

Measure the available space and keep fire safety in mind by ensuring the mantel installed meets local building codes – these often require a minimum clearance between the fireplace and mantel. Décor. Consider what you would like to display on or above your mantel.

If you're going to hang a TV or a piece of artwork above your fireplace. After the success of his first book, Step-by-Step to a Classic Fireplace Mantel, Steve Penberthy was inundated with requests for other, more complicated designs. This new book answers their requests with a step-by-step guide for building a beautiful mantelpiece with a recessed face plate, paneled designs on the legs and face.

The upper shelves are 11 inches deep to hold books and decor objects. If arches are desired, trace the shape of the arch on the plywood. Use a jigsaw to cut out the arch. Build the mantel the length of the fireplace and 11 inches deep, and face it with a piece of molding to give the mantel weight.

Attach the mantel to the fireplace. The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in Building Fireplace Mantels will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home.

Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to woodworkers with varying degrees of expertise. Quality Fireplace Mantels, Shelves, Fireplaces & Fireplace Accessories.

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A few months ago, I wanted to change the look of our faux fireplace. I started first by adding a single stained board to see how it looked. After deciding I loved it, and wanted something more substantial, we decided to build a DIY Faux Beam Fireplace Mantel was really easy, and really inexpensive.

My husband came up with a plan to build a frame that the mantel could fit in to, like a big puzzle piece. We used 1 X 2 X 6’s (which are actually ″ wide, I’ll never understand why that is). The top of my mantel is ″ in depth, add the ″ and my mantel top will come out from the wall 9″.

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Get Quotes & Book Instantly. 6 ft. Farmhouse Alder Stain Grade Wood Shelf Mantel The EverMark Farm House mantel will add appeal The EverMark Farm House mantel will add appeal to any fireplace or wherever a shelf is needed. Made from stain-grade alder, our Farm House mantels will have that rustic look, with occasional knots and subtle wood grains that will give it character and charm.

When building the frame that the 36″ inch wide Touchstone Sideline Electric Fireplace will attach, the actual hole will need to measure ″ inches wide by inches tall. To accomplish this, we cut (2) 2x4s at 59″ inches and (2) 2x4s at inches to create our fireplace frame.

Then we centered the frame between the top of the hearth and the bottom of the mantel and attached with. Building mantels has always been one of my favorite finish-carpentry jobs—I’m pretty sure I’ve built more than of them.

I love highly detailed mantels, but a lot of fireplaces today have a simple timber mantel or no mantel at all. So I was thrilled when a client asked me to build what I call a craftsman- style mantel.

What: Photos, collectibles, books and fireplace tools are all handled perfectly around this fireplace. How: The cabinetry provides open shelving for all the collectibles and books, plus drawer space for hidden storage. A pencil-thin mantel provides a neat spot for a line-up of photos.

The hearth itself allows room for the fireplace tools. My mother in law recently decided to update her living room and trusted Nate and I to give her fireplace a little face lift. In order to achieve the look she wanted, we built her a new wood mantel.

Before After painting First, I painted her fire place Valspar bistro white in an eggshell finish. Essentially, we just wrapped her existing mantel top with the top piece we used a 1x We. Remodeling host Juan Rivera and Darrell Beer show you how easy it is to build a mantel surround for a fireplace.

Bookshelf Mantel // BHG. Turn a DIY faux mantel into a bookshelf. Added storage with a beautiful spot to decorate.

Faux Vintage Mantel and Planked Wood Surround // The Lettered Cottage. This entire surround and mantel is built over an existing fireplace. So thought the gas fireplace behind it is very real, the mantel and surround are not. Materials Needed to Make this Fireplace Mantel [See my DIY Molding Inventory page for more detail about these materials.].

MDF $ Buy yourself a full sheet of 1/2″ thick, 4′ X 8′ mdf board. Home Depot sells it for $ per sheet, but you can get a much better price at your local lumber yard or cabinet shop. The Pearl Mantels Auburn Traditional Fireplace Mantel Shelf will bring traditional style to any setting with its textured layers and classic corbels.

This mantel shelf features an arched base panel, which will imbue any fireplace with inviting charm. When installing a mantel shelf, don't forget to account for any brackets or corbels when measuring for the appropriate clearance.

National Standard Building Code. Masonry-Built Fireplaces. All combustible mantel surrounds, and shelves must be kept at least 12 inches from the opening of your fireplace. Visit Hilary Mantel’s page at Barnes & Noble® and shop all Hilary Mantel books.

Explore books by author, series, or genre today and receive FREE Shipping on orders $35 & up. This Auburn Fireplace Mantel Shelf by Pearl Mantels is lead free and eco-friendly. Wipe it with a clean, dry cloth and mild cleanser, and this mantel shelf will look new for years to come.

The mantel shelf can be easily installed with the help of a rubber mallet and Allen wrench. How to Build Your Own Faux Mantel Shelf Build the DIY Mantel Shelf Frame.

Cut four pieces of wood from new pine: the front and back pieces were each 49 1/2 inches by 8 inches and the side pieces were 8 inches by 8 inches, all with mitred corners. Nail together with finishing nails. This makes sort of a box without a top or bottom.

The Weathered Beam Mantel is another unique piece in the popular line of real wood home decor. Constructed from planks of real wood, this item makes a bold statement whether used as a fireplace mantel or a floating shelf.

The unique finish options and construction of this mantel portray perfectly the popular look of a naturally aged wood beam.