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When I remodeled my living room, I built this new mantel.
Wood: Mahogany and MapleFinish: Tung Oil and Poly
-- Brian, Pelham, AL
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#1 posted 04-11-2007 03:39 PM
Wonderful job on this project. Did you also make the light fixture shown above? It works well with the mantel
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
#2 posted 04-11-2007 03:47 PM
Yes I did and thanks much!
Todd A. Clippinger
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#3 posted 04-11-2007 04:09 PM
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#4 posted 04-11-2007 04:59 PM
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#5 posted 04-11-2007 08:39 PM
Beautiful Brian… simply beautiful.
-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!
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#6 posted 04-11-2007 08:41 PM
Very, very nice work, top quality craftsmanship.
-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5
#7 posted 04-11-2007 08:54 PM
Thanks guys :)
I’m new here and haven’t had time to check everybody out – but there are some very good woodworkers on here! Excellent site!
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#8 posted 04-11-2007 08:56 PM
I like the mix of wood…Looks great!
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#9 posted 04-12-2007 02:40 AM
very nice work! i love the lighting on the art! awsome job dude! looking forward to more…
-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (email@example.com)
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#10 posted 04-12-2007 10:57 AM
Need a job? Got lots of remodeling to do…lol
Great work! You appear to be a very fine craftsman. Thanks for sharing.
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#11 posted 06-21-2008 06:58 PM
Thats a nice a mantel.
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#12 posted 03-24-2010 03:17 PM
-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.
#13 posted 03-24-2010 03:53 PM
Thanks so much Chase!
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#14 posted 03-24-2010 04:04 PM
Superb job! What really makes this mantel stand out is the fixture above. I’ve never seen that done and you have inspired me to redo mine!
-- Paul, Central Illinois
#15 posted 03-24-2010 04:53 PM
Thanks Paul! Yes, I wanted a light above it but didn’t want a track light, so I though of this.
I appreciate the kinds words too all!
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