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Custom Wood Radiator Covers by Rick - Dover Condo Transformation Part 9

For those of you who hate those metal radiators, or for those of you that have a property with radiators with dented, rusted or missing parts...this post is for you.

Our daughter recently purchased her first home, a bank owned condo, which needed a lot of work.  One of the more satisfying projects during our condo transformation was to build custom radiator covers. 

 Radiator before                    

 

Several of the existing radiators were missing parts.

After a visit to Home Depot and a search through the

internet for replacement parts, we discovered just how

expensive it would be to restore them.

 

 

                        

Radiator After

 

My husband, Rick, decided to make custom

radiator covers using wood.  They were not that

difficult or expensive to build and he used trim

pieces that we had on hand. Best of all, they

 look beautiful!

 

 

 

radiator close up

 

Here is a closeup showing the 1 x 5 pine

used for the top and end pieces.  Trim casing was

used for the front. 

He left space above and below the casing board

for air circulation.

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8 commentsSharon Tara • March 29 2008 07:26PM
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