Fire place

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Project by Nick posted 11-28-2016 03:30 AM 654 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished building this a couple weeks ago but I just got around to putting the sealer on the stone tonight. I think it came out looking very nice. The wood is knotty alder finished with BLO and ploy. I have never done a frame and panel with an arch like in the center. Not hard just new. Style matches the coffee table and side tables I designed and built. The fireplace is electric and puts out enough heat for our living room.

-- Nick, AZ. Wood is a canvas for God's art work, it is our job as woodworkers to figur out the best way to display it.

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#1 posted 11-28-2016 03:35 AM

Is the TV okay with the heat from the electric fire? I have been thinking the space over my gas fireplace would be a great place for a tv so i was wondering?

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 11-28-2016 03:22 PM

A very attractive piece.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#3 posted 11-28-2016 04:13 PM

nicly done

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#4 posted 11-28-2016 06:18 PM

This mantelpiece turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 11-28-2016 11:50 PM

Very nice looking fireplace mantel—I really like the arched center!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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