30 Aug Mantle Installation Guide
- 1 – Mantel top
- 2 – Two legs
- 1 – Hanging bracket, (attached to back inside of top).
- 1 – Instruction sheets
- 8 -11/2″ Wood screws
- 2 – 3 1/2″ Wood screws
- Tape measure
- Wood chisel
- Wood glue
- Screw driver
- Caulking (white mantels only)
Line outside of legs up with the outside
of valance. Attach legs to top with 1 1/4″
(See figure #1).
Set mantel in place. Make a mark where
the top of the mantel sits and remove
(See figure #2).
Measure down from your line 2 – 6 ”
(this varies from mantel to mantel, put hangers
together and measure top of mantel to bottom of
(See figure #3).
Find at least two studs and attach hanger
bar #2 to the wall. If desired you can now
paint your mantel or do it after you finish
installing the mantel. For a permanent install
put–some wood glue on hanger bar #2.
Put mantel in place and let glue dry.
(See figure #4).