DIY Faux Fireplace Mantle with Hidden Storage

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:06

We were given this fireplace insert and need something to house it. After searching the web, we decided that Ana's faux fireplace design was our best option. We modified the measurements to fit our needs and added a wood stained top to serve as our "mantle". We are thrilled with how it turned it!

Estimated Cost
Less than $100
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Plywood & 1x4s - Fireplace; Pine1x12s - mantle top; decorative trim on doors
Finish Used
Polyshades 'Espresso' stain on mantle top
Behr white paint
Recommended Skill Level
Intermediate