This academic will show you how to add shiplap above your fire for a custom, present day farmhouse look on a small budget in only at some point! All of the materials wanted are to be had at your local Lowe’s or Home Depot.
Here is what the finished tale shiplap hearth will look like.
Fireplace Before: Here is the hearth earlier than. It turned into one massive clean space with out a man or woman.
For "shiplap" we used this primed wooden shadow hole product from Lowe’s. We selected this product due to the fact it’s far already primed and it’s far self-spacing.
First you need to measure your area to decide how lots cloth to buy. We measured the width of the fireplace mantle in addition to the peak from the mantle to the ceiling.
The width of our mantle spans 60 inches. We determined to apply fifty three inch lengthy shiplap planks to permit for a vertical 1-in x 4-in board on every aspect of the shiplap to present it a completed area. *Save your self some time and have Lowe’s cut your forums in shop – this is what we did!
The distance from the pinnacle of the mantle to the ceiling measured 177 inches. We deliberate on the use of five.375 inch shiplap planks. Dividing 177 by five.375 told us we’d need a total of 33 shiplap planks.
If you plan to mount your TV above your fire, install your TV mount hardware first (see photo above).
Use a stud finder to locate the studs in the back of your dry wall. Use a stage and a pencil to mark the stud going up the complete duration of the wall.
Place the primary shiplap board on top of the mantle. Make sure it’s miles degree and targeted.
Follow your pencil mark and use a nail gun to nail the shiplap plank to the wall directly into the stud.
Continue to add shiplap forums on pinnacle of each other, running from the bottom up.
Use an extension ladder to work your manner from the bottom all the way to the pinnacle till you reach the ceiling. Chances are you’ll need to tear the last shiplap board to in shape the precise top.
We gave the shiplap edges a finished appearance through walking a 1-in x four-in board vertically up each side. You can pass this step if the ends of your shiplap might be butting up towards a wall or other floor.
I chose to embody the country perfection and opted to forgo filling in the nail holes and portray. I left them just the way they had been!
The shiplap completely adjustments the complete sense of the fire and the room.
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