G&G Styled Mantel with custom tile work

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Haven’t posted a project in a while, but wanted to put up the new mantel I finished up for my wife a week ago.

She’s big on A&C and G&G styles so this is a bit of a mix. Turned out pretty good I think and I also did the custom tile work on the fireplace surround.

Only thing left is to wait for her to pick a new screen to replace the original bright brass one.


-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......

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#1 posted 12-06-2017 04:01 AM

WOW..that is a beautiful mantle and great tile job, too!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 12-06-2017 07:23 AM

Lovely job mate

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#3 posted 12-06-2017 12:38 PM

Well done. G&G details combined with Arts & Crafts tile looks great. I especially like the finger joint details on the center piece.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#4 posted 12-06-2017 02:49 PM

Looks fantastic Mike, nice details and proportions!

Wha is the wood?

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#5 posted 12-06-2017 05:30 PM

Stunning. I love everything about it.

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#6 posted 12-06-2017 09:32 PM

Very nice, I favorited it.

-- I always suspected many gun nuts were afraid of something, just never thought popcorn was on the list.

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#7 posted 12-06-2017 09:48 PM

Here’s the pitch… Crack! Home Run!

The Greene and Greene joinery, wood color, and tile all work so nicely together.
This is a job well done.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 12-07-2017 12:25 AM

Thanks all,

Wood is cherry. The local place had a good sale on s3s cherry, so essentially all my projects will be cherry for a bit to use up the stock I bought. The dye is a variation of the Darrell Peart G&G recipe. The normal recipe is 7 parts orange to 4 parts medium brown GF WB dye. I’ve done a couple of other pieces with that that will sit next to the fireplace, so I did a mix of 7:5 to for the fireplace to have it be slightly darker than the other furniture.


-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......

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#9 posted 12-07-2017 05:09 PM

I also like the A&C style. Beautiful work, I can picture what that would look like with a hand wrought copper screen.

-- JustplaneJeff

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#10 posted 12-08-2017 01:11 AM

All of my work is A&C style. I love this, excellent work!!

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