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Project by mrtrim posted 10-19-2007 02:57 AM 1906 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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this is a mantel with an overmantle and entertainment center i did for a client a couple years ago.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 10-19-2007 04:10 AM

Beautiful work!

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

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lclashley

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#2 posted 10-19-2007 04:41 AM

Nice! I really like the finish.

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#3 posted 10-19-2007 05:39 AM

Great job. Did you do much of the millwork?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 10-19-2007 06:46 AM

Very well done. Classy, stylish, victorian, etc. I love that you palatized the rear face of the case with color. Too many people paint everything white and that visually opaques the peice and doesn’t allow for any visual definition. You chose a nice color to augment the white of the shelving and encasements. Just remember to keep your shelves from getting cluttered!
Wise choice in allowing the subtle shade of antiquing in and around the reliefs, it is an attractive part of the peice and makes it very alluring. Nice. Have you thought about bringing more of the antiquing into the cavities of the cabinet doors, between the depression of the tongue on the raised panel and the style/rail areas? Or does the picture just not pick it up?

-- Allegheny Woodshop

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mrtrim

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#5 posted 10-19-2007 09:08 PM

thanks guys , yes i did everything except the paint , they had thier painter come in and spray it in place then a
another faux expert did the glazing or antiquing as you call it . as i recall its about 17 ft. wide and 12 ft high . i built the whole thing in my shop which was a challenge as i had to build it laying down because it was too tall to stand up in my shop i only have 10 ft. ceiling. yes todd you are right the glazing dosent show up on the doors ive taken many photos and it just dosent show up in any of them

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#6 posted 10-20-2007 02:38 AM

That is GORGEOUS! Beautiful design and craftsmanship.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 10-20-2007 07:14 AM

What wonderful workmanship here. You have done very well.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 11-06-2007 05:02 AM

Man you do nice work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#9 posted 01-30-2008 02:23 PM

Wow this says classy all the way! Beautifully crafted :) Love it

-- Dana,Texas

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mrtrim

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#10 posted 01-31-2008 12:07 AM

thank you dana

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#11 posted 04-06-2008 01:37 PM

beautiful work
jean-marc france

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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mrtrim

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#12 posted 04-06-2008 01:42 PM

i thank you sir for the kind words

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#13 posted 01-17-2010 10:06 PM

Very nice work

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#14 posted 02-08-2010 10:59 PM

Incredible trimwork…. looks great…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#15 posted 02-08-2010 11:06 PM

Thats some nice work looks great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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