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Project by dorald posted 04-03-2017 10:25 PM 463 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My son-in-law needed something to dress-up the fireplace in one of his rentals. As you can see from the left side, I was limited on space. He also didn’t want to spend to much for materials either. MDF was “pushing” his budget.

We came up with this simple design and I fabricated it in my shop and broke it down into 4 parts for transportation .

Good thing he took great dimensions because renters were right behind me when I completed the installation.





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#1 posted 04-03-2017 10:31 PM

That’s an awesome looking fireplace. You really did a fantastic job.

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#2 posted 04-03-2017 10:38 PM

Thanks! I’m kinda proud of it even though it is out of MDF. Boy that stuff creates a lot of dust!!!

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#3 posted 04-03-2017 10:58 PM

I know what you mean. It’s definitely not something I choose to use very often.

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#4 posted 04-04-2017 02:52 AM

Really nice looking mantle!
I built mine out of MDF too because I painted it white, just like yours.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 04-04-2017 08:09 AM

Thanks. MDF is OK to work w/ outside of all the dust. Kinda nice to “rip” cut almost everything.

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#6 posted 04-04-2017 05:30 PM

You did a beautiful job on this mantle.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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