Month: December 2002

I just used a black grout and pressed it into the cracks with a stir stick. Finishing up the last bits of grouting. The finished product after the grout was dry and cleaned from the tiles.
To finish off the hearth, we just added some slate looking tiles we purchased at Menard’s.  All that’s left to do is add the grout.
We purchased some oak veneer at Menard’s to use for the edging of the hearth.  The first thing I had to do was to route out the area so that the veneer would sit flush with the oak floor.  I used my dremel tool with a router attachment.  The areas I couldn’t get to with […]
All of the bricks in the old hearth were loose and the mortar was pretty shot.  Since we had the new insert put in, we figured we should do something to make the hearth look a little better.  So, we removed the bricks. Vacuuming out all of the loose debris. Using a jig saw to […]
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