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Cherry Mantle and Built-ins

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Project by Chris Frank posted 01-31-2009 04:21 PM 1314 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Greene &Greene inspired mantle and built-in bookcases.Everything is made of stained cherry, except, of course, the marble around the fireplace itself.





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woodworm

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#1 posted 01-31-2009 04:48 PM

Great looking mantel – you did excellent job.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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cabinetmaster

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#2 posted 01-31-2009 04:53 PM

Beautiful mantle…............job well done. How many mantles have you built? The largest mantle I have made was about 7 feet wide and was a mantle on a mantle that was 2 stories tall. Wish I had a picture of it but I don’t.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#3 posted 01-31-2009 07:31 PM

looks great. enjoy it

-- making sawdust....

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 01-31-2009 07:39 PM

Nice built-in.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 01-31-2009 07:44 PM

Gorgeous design and build. Adds a lot of class to the room I’m sure.

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

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#6 posted 01-31-2009 11:14 PM

love the mantel, I’m into G&G designs ….great job!!! can you post a picture of the work below the fireplace?

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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Chris Frank

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#7 posted 02-01-2009 03:55 AM

Thank you everyone for your posts i really appreciate it. To answer Cabinetmaster’s question, this is my 1st mantle. And i will get some pictures of the area below the hearth as soon as i can get back to the client’s house, hopefully soon.

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 02-01-2009 05:07 AM

Great looking piece. You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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sarahss

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#9 posted 04-16-2011 11:50 PM

What size lumber did you use for the mantle itself? Was it 6/4?

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