Live edge walnut mantle

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Project by putty posted 10-28-2014 10:54 PM 2303 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Live edge walnut mantle for a recent project.
used a 5” thick walnut slab, mantle is 58” long

I chopped out a mortise and have an electric outlet that is switched at the wall.

Finished with dark walnut stain and 5 coats of poly

I applied a split stone on fireplace wall and epoxied mantle on rebar rods that were installed in studs.

-- Putty

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#1 posted 10-29-2014 08:59 AM

Well made,great looking manle.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#2 posted 10-29-2014 12:32 PM

Nice piece of walnut, very nice result!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#3 posted 10-29-2014 06:26 PM

Thanks guys,

I have some nice off cuts of the walnut, don’t know what to do with them yet. Maybe be part of a leg vise?

-- Putty

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