Building Gas Fireplace Mantels – If you build a mantle around the gas fireplace, it will make it look genuine, and add beauty to your room and the value of your home. You can build a very simple cheap costume with some pine boards and some trim. Measure the size of your fireplace to determine the length and width of the boards as you need; pre-cut slices and trim so you get what you need on hand.
Use circular saw to trim the boards to fit around the gas range. Trim the fourth board furnace width plus the width of two side table. This will be shelved for your gas fireplace mantels. Take the sandpaper and smooth out any rough edges on the boards. Run the stud finder across the wall fireplace is to find the wall stud behind the wall. Pencil a mark to denote the placement of the studs. Use caulking gun to lay a bead of glue in an “S” shape the back of the boards that will surround the fireplace. Run nails in each of the cards with the nail gun; push them into the wall studs designated by pencil markings.
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Spread glue along the top edge of the card over the gas stove with joints gun and apply glue to the back edge of the fourth board that will make the shelf gas fireplace mantels. Place it on the top board; press it against the wall so it stuck. Sat spikes in the top to bottom of the board. Gera ends of the trim pieces at a 45 degree angle by means of the miter saw; trim those to lengths must satisfy the sides and front of the shelf jacket. Spread glue the back of the trim pieces with joints gun and affix them on the shelf. Drive finishing nails through the trim with a hammer. Kitchen sinks and exposed nail head of a nail punch by placing the tip of the punch of the nail and hit the punch with a hammer. Use a trowel to spread wood putty over the holes and sand plaster as it dries to hide the nail holes.