Shiplap Above Fireplace
And since the house was built in 1945 they didn t know if it was up to code.
Shiplap above fireplace. Everyone s starting point and the surface they are building on will be a little different but i think this method could work for most homes. Then measure the length of the fireplace to determine how many boards you will need. Tips to install shiplap above the fireplace measure the space between the fireplace mantle and ceiling or bottom of crown molding if applicable. We measured the width of the fireplace mantle as well as the height from the mantle to the ceiling.
The honey house shiplap concrete hearth cap and cedar mantle with custom metal corbels. The talented thomasandlane collaborated on the decor on this project. Work your way along the molding using the pry bar. We found this project to be very inexpensive and it gave us exactly the results we were looking for.
See more ideas about fireplace shiplap fireplace family room. We didn t want to worry about the rules for gas inserts or anything. Shiplap and barn beam fireplace mantel makeover adding the barn beam and shiplap so to clarify for anyone wanting to do their own fireplace makeover we did not modify the actual fireplace surround in any way except for cutting off the mantel top crown molding. How to install shiplap above a fireplace this is a super simple beginner friendly diy project tutorial covering the steps we used to install shiplap above our fireplace.
We decided to use 53 inch long shiplap planks to allow for a vertical 1 in x 4 in board on each side of the shiplap to give it a finished edge. Jul 13 2020 explore renee hopkins s board shiplap fireplace on pinterest. I couldn t be happier about the shiplap accent wall above the fireplace. The width of our mantle spans 60 inches.
It brings the whole room together and my brick fireplace is finally the focal point i knew it could be. Below are photos of the fireplace makeover i snapped along the way use a sharp utility knife to cut through the layer of paint where the fireplace or molding meets the wall. If you like this check out our diy shiplap valances. I prefer the shiplap wall to align with the columns of the fireplace mantle so take the trim into consideration.
We think that from the cold of the outside wall and the warmth from the fireplace inside the heavy plaster cracked. Now we ve got a fresh updated look to our fireplace for minimal cost.