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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 44 Mantels Projects

  1. 1. How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

    DIY Network has instructions on how to transform an old fireplace with new paint and molding.

  2. 2. Installing a Salvaged Mantel (00:03:46)

    Here are expert tips for refinishing and installing a salvaged mantel.

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

    Don't demo that outdated fireplace: cover it up in style.

  4. 4. Decorating Ideas for Fireplace Mantels and Walls

    Get traditional, modern and country decorating tips for filling your fireplace mantel from DIY Network.

  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Fireplace Makeovers: Before and Afters From House Crashers

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  7. 7. Stone Veneer Fireplace Facade (00:03:18)

    Here are expert tips for adding stone veneer to revamp a dated fireplace.

  8. 8. 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 ...

  9. 9. How to Update a Fireplace

    You can brighten up an outdated fireplace by creating a new mantel.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 10. Cleaning Brick Fireplaces (00:01:45)

    Try some of these ways to get stained, dirty bricks clean on a mantel.

  11. 11. Client's First Home (00:20:00)

    The odds are stacked against Jon & Terry as they create a living room.

  12. 12. How to Build a Kirei Board Fireplace Mantel

    To make a fireplace stand out, try dressing it up by using a great green product called kirei board. Carter Oosterhouse shows how to us...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Fireplace (20:00)

    A custom mantel is added to the fireplace with a stone veneer enhancement.

  14. 14. Festive Mantels (03:09)

    Check out these tips for a modern mantel display.

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

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

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