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Project by Michael Brailsford posted 1757 days ago 1520 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest project was a mantle for a local couple. What she had to start with was a boring brick fireplace. I used comercially available carved posts. This is my first project in quite a while due to back issues.

-- Michael A. Brailsford





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Joanne

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#1 posted 1757 days ago

Beautiful work and an outstanding focal point for any room!

-- Joanne, New York, www.creationhollow.com

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1757 days ago

Very nice work as usual, Michael.

I hope she plans to hang a flat screen or a large painting over the fireplace. To my eye, it looks rather naked up there.

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

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huff

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#3 posted 1756 days ago

Michael, Great job. I like how you solved the problem of the flair of Crown molding when used on a mantle. I see you had width restrictions because of the existing cabinets and you did a great job making a design that worked so well. Very nice. My parents lived in Clayton for over twenty years and I lived in Creedmoor for 25 years before moving to the coast. Know the area well.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1756 days ago

Great Job looks super.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Michael Brailsford

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#5 posted 1754 days ago

Thanks all. Charlie she is going to put a large mirror up there.

-- Michael A. Brailsford

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