Fireplace Mantel

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Project by BenhamDesign posted 05-12-2018 09:18 PM 584 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After finishing up my last project, a custom staircase and handrail, the customer asked me back to design and build a fireplace mantel for them.

If you are interested in the build you can watch it on Youtube

It is built from white oak and stained with general finishes dye stain merlo

-- What I do in and out of the shop at

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#1 posted 05-12-2018 09:53 PM

Really like that design. Not a big fan of oak but the stain looks great. Nice job.

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#2 posted 05-13-2018 01:40 AM

What a great piece. Watched your video, along w/ the staircase. Great job of describing your actions and tips for decreasing the workload on the router

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#3 posted 05-13-2018 02:24 PM

You did a very nice job on this fireplace mantle.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 05-13-2018 02:31 PM

The merlo stain came out nice

-- I could quit if I wanted

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Rick S.

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#5 posted 05-13-2018 06:36 PM

Very Nice Indeed & Well Done Also!

Regards: Rick

-- If it wasn't for Electricity, We'd all be Watching Television by Candlelight!

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