Fire Mantel

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Project by joedillon posted 01-03-2016 11:38 AM 853 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

MDF construction with softwood trims. All joints are stub tenoned with a 6 mm mdf panel. finish is an eggshell paint.

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#1 posted 01-03-2016 05:04 PM

Very nice Joe Looks great! I posted a mantel while ago here on LJ’s made with MDF also. That stuff is perfect for this type of project. Paint lays on this MDF really nice. I hate painting real wood so this is a good way to go! Nice work!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 01-03-2016 05:05 PM

Thank you Tony

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#3 posted 01-03-2016 05:49 PM

That’s a very classic design. Beautiful work.

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#4 posted 01-03-2016 05:55 PM

Hi Joe Welcome to Ljs
That’s a nice looking fireplace surround.

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#5 posted 01-03-2016 06:44 PM

This looks nice, Joe. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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