How to Build a TV Frame

Today I have a very simple and practical project for you. It’s something that you 100% can do yourself….even if you are new to DIY and your tool collection is nearly nonexistent.

This giant gap full of cords isn’t exactly the prettiest sight, and I’m going to assume that if you have a flatscreen TV hung on the wall then you have the same issue.

Fortunately there is a simple solution, and it only requires is a few dollars and about an hour. So much better, right?

HOW TO FRAME YOUR TELEVISION

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MEASURE THE TV- Measure the overall dimensions of your mounted TV so you know how much wood to buy. Measure top to bottom and add 1/8”, side to side and add 1/8”, and the wall to the back of the tv

BUY WOOD – Purchase at least 2 cedar 1×4’s (8 footers, more if the TV is bigger)

BUY WOOD – Purchase at least 2 cedar 1×4’s (8 footers, more if the TV is bigger)

MAKE YOUR FIRST CUT – Cut the edge of your 1X4 at a 45-degree angle (table saw, skillsaw, chop saw, or miter box and handsaw).

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