Fireplace mantel shelf helps provides a place for you to display pictures, small collections, and decorate for the holidays and attract attention to your fireplace. Building a mantel shelf is not difficult; you can create a beautiful and easy mantel shelf from only one card. Build your fireplace mantle of the plate and hung up in a few hours. Then you can start to use the platform to draw attention to your fireplace.
Directions to make fireplace mantel shelf: measure the chimney to determine the length you want to make the mantel. Locate the wall studs with a stud finder and mark each wall stud. Use the location of wall studs to determine a length for the mantel shelf.
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Measure the 2-by-6 inches and cut the board. Sandpaper surfaces and edges of the mantel shelf board every dish. Paint or stain the mantle shelf board as desired. Cut two triangles of excess wood to the left of the cut to the size of the board to step 3.
Measure and mark a level line for mounting the fireplace mantel shelf. Define the two triangular pieces against the wall stud wall mounted. Set the mantel shelf board on the two triangular risers. Drive 4-inch wood screws through the triangular pieces and the bottom of the mantel shelf room.