Need suggestions on raised hearth pad

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Brucek1$

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Nov 21, 2017
134
Cook mn
Looking for some help on how to to finnish off the sides on a raised hearth pad. Was thinking of doing wood trim but can't decide, would love to see some pics of what you guys have done.
 
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Bigger_Al

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Feb 11, 2018
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NW Arkansas
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Sodbuster

Minister of Fire
Sep 22, 2012
1,506
Michigan
Are you talking about the part that goes up the wall? Looks like your hearth is finished.
 

Brucek1$

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Nov 21, 2017
134
Cook mn
Im talking the sides of the hearth pad. I wanna make it about 6 inches tall just dont know what would look the best around the base/sides of the pad on top is gonna be ceramic tile and the back wall is gonna be dry stack stone.
 

sportbikerider78

Minister of Fire
Jun 23, 2014
2,493
Saratoga, NY
If you choose a stone look, make sure to price out local masonry places first for real stone. I found that the real stuff (I was using dark slate) was the same price as manufactured.
 

T-roy_

Burning Hunk
Dec 30, 2015
183
Central Minnesota
I used oak ripped to the correct width and a small crown molding along the floor to finish it off.
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T-roy_

Burning Hunk
Dec 30, 2015
183
Central Minnesota
I found another picture of the whole hearth. 411F5ABB-50E5-4D9B-AABE-732AE5881208.jpeg
 

barnaclebob

Feeling the Heat
Nov 29, 2017
269
Puget Sound
That sir is simple, beautiful and love the joinery detail.

Thank you, its turning out pretty well. The joints will be filled with walnut like in that corner and trimmed flush. But the flush trimming is proving to be a bit difficult with the already stained cherry trim. I've got a flush cut saw on the way from amazon and might have to live with the splines a little proud if I can't manage to keep the stained surface in good shape.