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Fireplace Makeover: Demolition and Veneer Preparation

Before refacing the fireplace can begin, the existing hearth must be removed. Also, the fireplace must have a rough, porous surface for the veneer to bond to.

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Materials

  • garbage bags
  • black stove paint

Tools

  • broom
  • drop cloth
  • chisel
  • chipping hammer
  • stone hammer
  • wood chisel
  • grinder
  • mask

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