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Unread 01-02-2017, 05:01 PM   #1
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Tiling a cinder block fireplace with metal support bracket

Hello,

I am working on tiling my fireplace and I have a few questions/problems.

1. There is a 3 inch metal support bracket at the top of the fireplace opening. How might I go about tiling this surface? (see picture)

2. The surface of the cinder block is very uneven. The blocks at the bottom stick out about an inch farther than the rest of the wall. Is it ok to even out this big of a gap with thinset mortar?

Any advice is appreciated.
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I'm curious how this worked out

I was just wondering how your resolved your issues with this project and how it turned out. I'm currently starting the exact project.
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