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How to Build a Fireplace Mantel

These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to build a fireplace mantel with decorative accents.

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Top 46 Mantels Projects

  1. 1. How to Make a Fireplace Mantel Using an Old Door Frame

    DIY Network has instructions on how to cover an old fireplace surround with marble and create a new mantel using an old door frame and ...

  2. 2. Updating a Fireplace (01:00)

    Don't demo that outdated fireplace: cover it up in style.

  3. 3. Outdoor Fireplace (03:20)

    In Nashville, the cousins help Trace Adkins install an outdoor fireplace.

  4. 4. Blogger Challenge: HGTV Holiday House Fireplace Mantel Design

    Five crafty bloggers were challenged to share their visions for the fireplace mantel design at HGTV's Holiday House. See their unique m...

  5. 5. Bamboo Mantel (00:02:05)

    Here's an inside look at the building of a bamboo-plywood mantel slipcover.

  6. 6. Ideas for Decorating a Mantel for Summer

    DIY Network offers tips on how you can easily add style to your hearth this summer.

  7. 7. Install a Fireplace Mantel and Add Stone Veneer Facing

    Use these instructions to easily give a fireplace a new mantel as well as a new stone veneer facing.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. DIY Vintage Mantel Headboard (00:02:28)

    Dylan Eastman builds a headboard from a reused vintage fireplace mantel.

  9. 9. Living-Room Fireplace Rebirth (00:03:06)

    A new mantel and built-ins totally transform a blah living-room fireplace.

  10. 10. How to Install a Floating Mantel

    One of the best ways to brighten a dark brick fireplace is by installing a floating mantel. This project shows you how to install one s...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. How to Precast a Stone Fireplace

    These step-by-step instructions show how to use precast stone to convert a dull-looking fireplace into a stone masterpiece.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. Coastal Christmas Mantel Decorating Ideas

    Ellen Foord's fireplace mantel design mixes soft, natural style with coastal details. Find more of Ellen's mantel decorating ideas and ...

  13. 13. Three Magical Holiday Mantels

    DIY experts list three mantels that would make any holiday home special.

  14. 14. How To Build A Custom TV Lift

    Visit DIYNetwork.com to learn how to build a remote-controlled TV lift. See the how-to project and helpful step-by-step project with ph...

  15. 15. Mantelpiece (03:49)

    Creating a custom mantel is easy and quick using these steps.

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