Determine the screen size of the finished fireplace. Measure the width of the fireplace and then add 10 inches (25.4 cm). This number will give you the minimum width required for your fireplace screens.
Tuscan Ribbon Scrolled Metal Fireplace Screen
Making fireplace screens, search narrow windows framed with old timber thrift stores or garage sales. You can also buy new windows in a store home improvement if necessary.
Steel Basket Weave Fireplace Screens
Sand the window frame to eliminate any rough edges or peeling paint. You can paint the window after sanding to match the decor of your home, if you wish. Draw your design on paper before you start cutting any glass. Determines the color of glass. Cut into desired shapes glass marking a glass cutter and then carefully broken apart by hand pieces. Use gloves and eye protection during this process.