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Pallet Board Fireplace Surround


AndrewRostad
AndrewRostad
AndrewRostad
AndrewRostad

Our fireplace surround did not have any "warmth" to it. We got the idea to use old pallet wood to give it a vintage feel. I first stripped the boards from the pallets, being careful not to split the wood (the hardest part!). I mitered the edges and used my Ryobi brad nailer to attach the boards to the drywall. We finished it off with a copper effect porcelain tile and a new mantel. Just in time to hang stockings!

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  • This looks GREAT! 10x better than the before.
    By fEzZ, on December 4, 2015

  • How did you meet the 6" code rule of space between firebox and combustible material (wood)? We want to do do this look but can't figure out that detail.
    By Tieb, on May 1, 2017

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Pallet Board Fireplace Surround

by AndrewRostad
Nov 17, 2015
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Our fireplace surround did not have any "warmth" to it. We got the idea to use old pallet wood to give it a vintage feel. I first stripped the boards from the pallets, being careful not to split the wood (the hardest part!). I mitered the edges and used my Ryobi brad nailer to attach the boards to the drywall. We finished it off with a copper effect porcelain tile and a new mantel. Just in time to hang stockings!