13 DIY Fireplace Mantel Plans

Wooden fireplace mantel with flowers

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Learn how to turn your fireplace into a statement piece with one of these free fireplace mantel plans. You'll also get the added bonus of having a place to sit decor, showcase your books, hold a TV, and even hang your stockings for the holidays.

Building a fireplace mantel is a great beginner building project that anyone can handle. You'll need just a few supplies and tools to get the job done. This is also a budget project that you can do for just $50 and in a few hours time.

Store the firewood for your fireplace in one of these DIY firewood racks.