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Project by Moron posted 11-09-2014 02:57 PM 1438 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hand crafted from solid Red Oak. The panels are hammered copper panels onto a MDF mould,, then tiger torched with sulphur for speeding the oxidation. Chiseled with a gouge, the accent tops and sides provide a little visual, but pleasant distraction, solid raised panels, with the actual top panel of mantle, being hammered copper, same as above with the obsolete Canadian penny as a detail.

Thanks for looking

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 11-09-2014 03:02 PM

I’m going with “Magnificent” brother.
It works beautifully in the setting, and your attention to detail is always top-notch.

-- Eric, central Florida

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 11-09-2014 03:23 PM

Wow! I think I’ll just steal Eric’s “magnificent”.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Moron

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#3 posted 11-09-2014 03:36 PM

Thank you for the kind words

Much Appreciated and thanks for looking : )

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 11-09-2014 04:38 PM

Stunning. Awesome work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Gshepherd

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#5 posted 11-09-2014 08:58 PM

Beautiful Fireplace for a Beautiful home….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 11-09-2014 11:44 PM

Very well done. Enjoyed looking at this one and the copper really sets it apart.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Oldtool

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#7 posted 11-10-2014 12:13 AM

Beautiful. That about sums it up.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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AnonymousRequest

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#8 posted 11-10-2014 12:54 PM

Excellent work!

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Moron

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#9 posted 11-10-2014 01:34 PM

Again, thanks to all, for the kind words, much appreciated : )

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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schroeder

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#10 posted 11-10-2014 02:19 PM

Beautiful!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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david38

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#11 posted 11-10-2014 09:54 PM

beautiful work

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Jeffrey Alexander

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#12 posted 11-12-2014 12:18 AM

Beautiful! One doesn’t see many paneled fireplace surrounds made these days.

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."

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