Diy Vent Cover
10 x 3 4 wood planks for the top of the air vent cover.
Diy vent cover. Add trim and paint. Thanks to the friendly home i had a plan and a picture to show ironfish who wasn t. We mitered the corners but you could do butt joints if you want to. You can find one up to the size of you vent and sand and paint it the way you like.
1 x 3 4 wood planks for the base of the air vent cover. Punched aluminum sheets there are several styles and sizes available. You can get at least 6 vent covers from one sheet not too shabby. Ours is 14 x 20.
Cut the top piece once you know your measurement you re ready to start cutting pieces. Assemble the outer frame of your diy vent cover. A huge bonus with this sheet metal is that scissors will easily cut it. Measure out the size you ll need from the aluminum then cut it to size.
We used the table saw. We used our compound. I liked the union jack pattern as i. Measure the first thing you ll need to do is measure to determine the size of your vent hood cover.
These can be hard to find so you might have to cut a bigger. I was worried i would have to use tin snips but it s thin enough that a standard pair of scissors sliced right through. We glued the edges with dap rapid fuse. 16 gauge 1 1 2 finish nails varathane wood.
Take a cool door mat like this one paint it and attach to the wall to get a beautiful vent cover. Cut your pine to length.