Stovax offers a wide range of fire surrounds, which are crafted from traditional materials such as wood, stone and cast iron. It wasn’t until the more affluent MacMillan period of the 1950’s that there was resurgence in the installation of the traditional fireplace in new build properties. AMS 104 – Original antique Edwardian mahogany fireplace surround with beautiful Fruitwood inlay work, Pillars, double shelf and original mirror, A very special quality piece of furniture.
If however, you have specified a deeper rebate on your mantel or the fire is too deep and will not fit into the chimney breast hole, then you need to set the back panel forward against the surround and leave a gap behind the marble panel to accommodate the fire. Excitingly, the Stovax range of fire surrounds has been increased to offer further styling options. Because we are not a Heat N Glo dealer, we do not offer any specific wooden surrounds for this unit. Unique marble veining ensures that every natural marble fireplace is totally unique.
Mark lines around the sides of your surround using a pencil, to use as a guide when fully installing the mantel. The natural wood effect can be brought into your room in a variety of colour options. Fireplaces Are Us have over 10 years experience supplying the finest fireplace suites and fire baskets at discount prices. A product like the Pearl Mantels 510-48 Newport MDF Fireplace Mantel in White may suit you well.
I primed the plywood mantel (the rest of the trim came preprimed, another bonus) and I caulked and painted. Inset electric fires are ideal for replacing an old gas or electric fire within an existing fireplace. There WAS pooling, both on the mantel and around the embellishments… and the next day, said pooling had turned an unattractive shade of pale yellow. The Regency period design has remained ever popular and influences many fireplace designs today from contemporary interpretations to faithful reproductions for restoration projects.
An outside return is the depth from the face of the leg to the wall behind, and is what gives the surround its depth. AMS 46 – Original antique Edwardian mahogany fireplace surround with fine inlay work, fine fluted pillars, curved capitals and finished in a beautiful patina. It was what my space could be. So with the picture in hand, I set to work to create the kind of fireplace that had occupied my imagination for more than a decade. A woodburning only model usually burns wood more effectively than a similar multi-fuel model.
All these questions are easily answered by visiting the Knowledge Hub or by contacting one of registered member Merchant Retailers or Tradesmen through our in site search facility who will be more than happy to advise you and guide you through to the final purchase and installation of your fire and fireplace. Your advice and superb customer service is the best I have ever received both before and after the sale.
Without the 7mm concrete-board shield and air gap between surround and shield this wood surround would have failed the distance to combustible materials test. White fire surrounds are manufactured to a high standard from premium grade moisture resistant MDF and spray finished with hard wearing pre-catalyst paints. A mantel with a 48 inch opening would be ideal for your application, as it would allow sufficient space around fireplace to use a noncombustible veneer.
I would strongly recommend this company, they made a fantastic job of our oak fireplace in a very timely manner, it matches perfectly to the furniture and fitted very easily. From the grand dimensions of the Chatsworth to the clean lines of the Helsinki , each wooden fire surround is hand-crafted and, in the case of timber frames, the wood is carefully selected from renewable plantations for its close, even grain and freedom from blemishes. Accent your Heatilator fireplace with the refined look of a wood, stone or cast mantel.
A basic option is the Empire 52 Inch Profile Wooden Mantel with Standard Trim – Primed Several of the Pearl Mantels brand will also work, such as the Pearl Mantels Windsor Unfinished Fireplace Hearth Mantel – No. 120 The mantels can be elevated with the plinth blocks that are in the accessory section on the item page. The Mantels Bolection 47” Wooden Surround would normally be used in conjunction with a hearth and insert, as part of our mix and match range you can select from many different kinds of hearths or inserts to build your perfect fireplace tailored to suit your taste and décor.
Unless you are going to use twin wall flue to protect combustibles” then I would suggest you refrain from considering wooden beams or wooden surrounds. The no-heat setting gives the atmospheric flickering glow of a fireplace without the heat. We can also offer a bespoke fire place service at little extra cost so whatever your requirements you will be able to find a surround that’s right for you without any vast expense.
So when I turned and spotted the seven-foot wide by eight-foot high massive brick fireplace – a structure so out of character and scale to the rest of this 1940 cottage, because everything else had been thoughtfully and carefully maintained, because the house had, as they say, good bones” I knew I could do something with that brick monstrosity. Delivery is available throughout the UK by our own dedicated drivers and the services of a fragile courier company.
Providing a warm and homely feel, we can create a wooden fireplace from solid oak or pine and with our bespoke, made to measure service, you can be certain that when the surround arrives at your home, it will fit perfectly please enquire with us for prices and availability. The only exception to this is limestone, although you would also need to pair the surround with the an appropriate back panel and ‘slabbed’ hearth for it to be suitable.
If no data plate can be found, please reply with the overall fireplace width as well as the height from the floor. Not only did designs change but fireplace proportions changed with the height becoming lower with the replacement of the corniced shelf with the rectilinear shelf. Note: you will need to attach an IR Remote Repeater to the front of your TV if you hide the cable box inside the fireplace frame. All timbers are legally sourced from renewable plantations and supplied to us by some of the largest timber importers in the UK. Read about our latest projects installing fireplaces, wood burning stoves, gas fires and electric fires.
By the 1800s fire surrounds began to include roundels where the jambs and entablature met below the mantelshelf. To find out more about our fire surrounds or to view our full range of free standing and wall mounted fires , visit us online or in store today. After you have chosen your surrounds, why not update your existing fireplace by taking a browse of the extensive range of electric fireplaces and gas fires also available to buy on our online store. Step 6 – Using a table saw, measure + cut the reclaimed wood pieces to fit onto the front of the fireplace. We do offer some mantel shelves that use a hollow, boxed beam setup for this very purpose.
Having a fully equipped wood working machine shop, we produce wooden fire surrounds made to any size to suit all types of fireplace, including surrounds for gas fires; Electric fires; Solid fuel fireplaces; wood burning stoves and multi-fuel stoves, all made to your specific sizes normally at no extra cost. Using an adhesive will ensure that no fixtures will be in view once the surround is installed.
Rockwood Pottery who produced the early Arts and Crafts tile designs shared a close association with William Morris the founder of Morris & Co. We still live with the Arts and Crafts legacy often seen in mock Tudor houses, reproduction wall panelling and old brick fire surrounds. One such option would be the Agee Woodworks Barkley Fireplace Mantel if you were to select an opening height of anywhere from 34 to 40 inches.
The Louis XV fire surrounds which are ever increasingly popular today with their graceful curves and swag designs are much more reminiscent of the revivalist period of the 19th Century than their original forbearers. To be replaced by much more rectilinear designs characterised by flatter leg with reeding as an insert or a singular or double Greek Colum supporting the fireplace header.
For an attractive cosy look, you could choose one of our wooden fire surrounds available in a variety of different wooden tones to suit your interior. AMS 58 – Original antique Georgian style mahogany fireplace surround with exquisite wood hand carvings. We make buying and installing a new fireplace surround, wood burning stove, gas fire or electric fire easy.
Just wanted to say Thank You for the solid oak fire surround you made for us, the wood and finish is lovely and the colour matches our furniture perfectly. Take the surround down and, using a utility knife, cut grooves into the wall where the legs and mantel will fit. Fireplace designs were often constructed of brick or other locally sourced stone, large, well rounded and had an inglenook appearance.