Stone electric fireplace – I want to tell you about how to build a faux stone electric fireplace. The methods are: Measure the width and height of your fireplace and fireplace surround. Cut the sheet of plywood so that it fits over the fireplace. Second, Place the plywood on the work surface. Use a paint roller to cover the plywood with latex primer. Paint at times even working in the same direction as you paint. Allow the primer to dry completely. Third apply a layer of light gray paint to the sheet of plywood. Allow the paint to dry completely.
Next steps to buid faux stone electric fireplace is place the plywood shell painted over the fireplace. Screw the plywood in place using drywall screws. Fifth, create a fake stones from aluminum foil and clay. Form the aluminum foil in round shapes that look like pebbles. Wrap each stone foil with foil. Keep stones rounded but not too smooth because adding texture makes the stones appear to be more realistic. Six, mix together the darker and lighter shades of gray clay to create a marble effect. Pinch of nickel and medium of balls of clay. Modeling clay dishes, stone-like disks. Cover a baking sheet with foil. Space clay stones evenly on the cookie sheet. Bake according to the instructions included with your clay.
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Seventh, Cover the back of a stone of foil with silicone sealant. Press the stone foil for covering plywood. Repeat with the remaining stones. Eight, fill the spaces between the stones of foil with small stones of clay. Nineth, Paint most of the stones with the lightest color and highlight some of the gaps with the darkest color. Last, mix together stucco compound, a tube of caulk acrylic and about 15 drops of black paint job in a cup of paint. Use a foam brush to apply this mixture between the stones to mimic the mortar. Your faux stone electric fireplace is finished now.
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