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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 2379 days ago

Beautiful work!

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

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lclashley

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#2 posted 2379 days ago

Nice! I really like the finish.

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WayneC

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#3 posted 2379 days ago

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 2379 days ago

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 2378 days ago

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 2378 days ago

That is GORGEOUS! Beautiful design and craftsmanship.

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

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PanamaJack

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#7 posted 2378 days ago

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 2361 days ago

Man you do nice work!

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

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Dana

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#9 posted 2275 days ago

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

-- Dana,Texas

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mrtrim

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#10 posted 2275 days ago

thank you dana

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#11 posted 2209 days ago

beautiful work
jean-marc france

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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mrtrim

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#12 posted 2209 days ago

i thank you sir for the kind words

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#13 posted 1557 days ago

Very nice work

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#14 posted 1535 days ago

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 1535 days ago

Thats some nice work looks great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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