Fire place

  • Advertise with us
Project by Nick posted 11-28-2016 03:30 AM 804 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.

5 comments so far

View Mark Shymanski's profile

Mark Shymanski

5623 posts in 3948 days

#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

View ohwoodeye's profile


2129 posts in 3389 days

#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

View david38's profile


3518 posts in 2579 days

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

nicly done

View helluvawreck's profile


32086 posts in 3102 days

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

This mantelpiece turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View Mean_Dean's profile


6910 posts in 3383 days

#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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics