Fireplace Mantel

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Project by Brian Wohn posted 04-11-2007 03:26 PM 2531 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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When I remodeled my living room, I built this new mantel.

Wood: Mahogany and Maple
Finish: 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)

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Brian Wohn

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#2 posted 04-11-2007 03:47 PM

Yes I did and thanks much!

-- Brian, Pelham, AL

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#3 posted 04-11-2007 04:09 PM


-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#4 posted 04-11-2007 04:59 PM

Oh my!!!!


-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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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

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Brian Wohn

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#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!

-- Brian, Pelham, AL

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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" (

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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.

-- Jimmy

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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.

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Brian Wohn

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#13 posted 03-24-2010 03:53 PM

Thanks so much Chase!

-- Brian, Pelham, AL

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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

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Brian Wohn

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#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!

-- Brian, Pelham, AL

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