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Karekel 08-04-2009 01:47 PM

Shelf on Rock Wall
I have a rock wall floor to ceiling with a fireplace and want to know if it is possible to put a wood or log shelf above the fireplace. Is it possible to cut into the rock/mortar to install the brackets for shelf - does it compromise the rock's stability in any way? Or is it best to not do anything at all?

hammertime09 08-05-2009 12:14 PM

You should call a contractor before you get into trouble. That's my advice.

Meetre 08-05-2009 06:05 PM

Posible, yes. Something a diy'er should try, not so much.

PaliBob 08-05-2009 06:17 PM

You posted this same question over on the construction forum. You got good advice here and over there.

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