Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Carpentry

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-12-2014, 10:36 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 10
Share |
Default

DIY mantel


I'd like to mount a floating fireplace mantel to wood studs. Any thoughts on construction of a mantel as well as mounting?

Gburg109 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2014, 02:01 PM   #2
STAFF
 
BigJim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 7,058
Blog Entries: 1
Default

DIY mantel


Build the mantel so a 2X4, standing edgewise, will slide inside the back. Fasten the 2X4 to the studs, slide the mantel onto the 2X4 and nail mantel through top of mantel into 2X4.

__________________
New members: Please consider adding your location to your profile.

Jim
BigJim is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to BigJim For This Useful Post:
Gburg109 (01-12-2014), ratherbefishing (01-12-2014)
Old 01-12-2014, 05:42 PM   #3
In a little over my head
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 732
Default

DIY mantel


Thanks, Jim. I don't even have a fireplace, but I'm filing that info away for future use.
ratherbefishing is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to ratherbefishing For This Useful Post:
BigJim (01-12-2014)
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fireplace Mantel Move PhishPhix Concrete, Stone & Masonry 2 11-08-2012 06:59 PM
Building a fireplace mantel shelf NewHomeDIYGuy Carpentry 2 08-20-2012 03:22 PM
Repainting fireplace mantel (HVLP vs Airless) titan7 Painting 5 06-18-2012 08:52 PM
How to frame in Electric Fire Box and make a mantel? Timothy Building & Construction 1 06-13-2009 07:59 AM
temper glass for fireplace mantel shelf sil Interior Decorating 3 02-13-2008 08:10 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.