Fireplace mantle

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Project by MJR posted 05-30-2017 09:39 PM 551 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and built this for my friends are new house, Made of solid poplar and some birch plywood for the inside of the boxes, All the trim (except the crown) inside the boxes, under the crown, etc. I custom made with my favorite router bit (I forget what its called) Sanded, Primed, Sanded primer smooth as glass for it to be painted Semi Gloss White…Pictures are just primer, Not painted yet.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 05-30-2017 09:50 PM

Awesome Fireplace Mantel MJR! All wood too better then the MDF one I posted! I like the way you did the matching top, The TV should look good when it’s installed. Nice work!

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#2 posted 05-30-2017 10:06 PM

Tony C has it correct; very nice job.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#3 posted 05-31-2017 11:58 AM

That is some serious molding. Awesome work!

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#4 posted 05-31-2017 07:52 PM

You did a wonderful job on this mantle.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 11-21-2017 02:05 AM

Turned out great. I really like the design.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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