Then I painted the box beam and coffer white with my paint sprayer. After I decided that it would look best if they were spaced 6 feet apart, I determined that I would need to make 6 beams to fill the area evenly.
The level of distressing is completely a matter of personal preference. I found chiseling chunks of wood off the sides of the mantel created the look I was going for. I used a coarse grit paper on my Dewalt orbital sander to smooth out my chisel marks and create further dips in the sides of my beam.
I also rounded the corners a bit to give a more worn look. I like to use disposable foam brushes to apply my stain. Once the stain is dry, apply several coats of poly leaving the appropriate dry time between coats.
Hanging things on brick is one of my all-time least favorite activities! I live in a home with yr-old brick walls in nearly every room, and while I love the look of exposed brick, it is not fun to drill into. I took advantage of having two strong men at my disposal and asked them to follow my instructions to hang the mantel.
First, pre-drill holes into your cleat. Mark your holes on the brick, avoiding any grout lines. Use a hammer drill to pre-drill into the brick. Secure the cleat to the wall using Tapcon screws. Place the mantel over the cleat and secure the mantel to the cleat using wood screws.
You can counter-sink your wood screws and fill the holes with putty and stain, or you can just let them be. If you choose black wood screws, they will not be very noticeable. If you liked this post, you might also want to check out my related posts below. Share this:. I am planning to make one of these to fit over my existing fancy mantel, we installed shiplap above our fireplace so we need a more rustic mantel! Do you mean the wood corbels? They are purely decorative.
I think we had one of those in our last house and I just loved it! I miss having I and no room in our apartment now, but it is a good memory! This turned out fabulous! Perfect timing! Chop saw Wood glue Nail gun Chisels, chains, nails, hammer, etc. Sander and sand paper. Materials Needed to Hang Mantel on Brick: 2x4x6 Cleat should be cut a bit shorter than mantel before hanging.
After that was all dry I took off my tape and plastic. I used the Scotch edge seal painters tape and it worked awesome! Look at that line! What can I say? And there you have it. Every time I walk by that room I sneak a look and it makes me smile…really big! It looks fantastic. If i were doing that myself I think I would freak out about all of the angles.
Great job!!! Oh, and I love the two colors. Looks fabulous! You are so talented and continue to amaze! Thanx for this tut as when we re-do our kitchen I want box beam in there. As I said it looks fabulous either way; my thought was going to dust collection. Lisa you are so right. I mentioned that in my video version but forgot to include it here. Edited to fix. It gives the beam more detail. You are too amazing Sandra! If the idea exists in your head you do it.
Thanks for being out there for all of us to be encouraged by. It looks absolutely stunning. I also love how you incorporated the dark gray on the beadboard. BTW what color is that gray? My living room has 14 ft ceilings it has a coffered ceiling like yours with the x already there created with wood and dry wall. My whole house is texture and rounded edges. I want to do something like this, but i really dont want to jet paint the ceiling and beans and say its done.
Im wondering if i cut 4 pieces of bead board and put crown molding like yours if it would come out ok with the coffered ceilings being rounded and the x being rounded edges as well. Totally fake looking and awesome for our fake people. This is not how to make a faux beam and why it is running in the wrong direction. I loved what you did, truly looks great. You are quite the craftsman there girl, and you are really helping me.
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