Oak Mantel

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Blog entry by Sparky977 posted 03-22-2008 03:43 AM 910 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mantel I made yesterday for Brian, the contractor I do most of my work for. This was for a small remodel job. I will be installing it probably Monday or Tuesday next week.
The finisher is Rolly Willcox. He does all of Brian’s painting and staining, and is the one that got me hooked up with Brian. I owe him a couple six packs still. :) He had sprayed it with a first coat of lacquer about an hour before this picture which is why its standing on end.

Oak Mantel



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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-22-2008 05:47 AM

Hi Sparky,

This looks pretty good right now. I hope that you are going to post some pictures when the installation is completed.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 03-22-2008 02:34 PM

It really looks like it will work. It will be fun to see it installed.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#3 posted 03-22-2008 03:19 PM

sparky the mantles looking good ! sounds like rollie does hookups pretty cheap . the vultures around here would probably want about 40 % of whatever i charged ! lol great job

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#4 posted 03-22-2008 09:06 PM

Looks great. I will be doing one of my own after too long.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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