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Project by novowood posted 1266 days ago 2967 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two-sided fireplace needed at least two long mantels. Built a wrap-around mantel shelf. Main wood is alder with African Padauk inlay and walnut plugs and appliques. Shop-made corbels and Finger joint construction.

-- Odus





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489tad

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#1 posted 1266 days ago

Very nice job. I like the detail.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Tyler

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#2 posted 1266 days ago

looks great and great craftsmanship

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workerinwood

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#3 posted 1266 days ago

Beautiful!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Jonathan

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#4 posted 1266 days ago

A lot of small details that really elevate this above a normal mantel.

I like the craftsman details… this is very sharp!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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toolferone

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#5 posted 1266 days ago

Wow! really nice piece. Very custom.

-- Tom, http://www.dreamshopwoodworks.com

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1266 days ago

Wow, what a mantle. Would love to see a pic looking down as well. Looks like you have some G & G in this. Great wood choice tghis is really nice! Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Beginningwoodworker

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#7 posted 1266 days ago

Nice looking mantel.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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woodman1962

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#8 posted 1265 days ago

That is the best looking mantle i have ever seen.I like everything about it .You said that you are fairly new to woodworking.I think you learn real fast and you take a lot of pride in your work.Thanks for the pictures

-- jjhollyawc@yahoo.com

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Luke

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#9 posted 1265 days ago

Wow that is awesome, great detail.

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pintodeluxe

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#10 posted 602 days ago

Exquisite! An absolute showroom feature. The Greene and Greene details make all the difference.

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

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MarkTheFiddler

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#11 posted 602 days ago

Spectacular!!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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