Mantle, Decorative Panels

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Project by Hoovedawg posted 04-02-2008 04:26 AM 1286 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not a good photo, but…

Another college project… fireplace mantle with panels surrounding the upper portion

Poplar, Dark Mahogany Stain?

Upper panels just moldings applied to 1/4” plywood

-- Andrew, from the wonderfully wooded state of Pennsylvania

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#1 posted 04-02-2008 05:00 AM

Looks great. I’d like to see more of your work. keep posting those projects.

-- Chuck Bender, 360 WoodWorking, period furniture maker, woodworking instructor

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#2 posted 04-02-2008 05:15 AM

That mantle looks great. I would have liked to see more pictures of the finished mantle but these will work. As a suggestion the next time you are involved in a project like this posting intermediate pictures during the construction process is very informative and passes on some really valuable construction techniques.

Just something to keep in mind.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 04-02-2008 07:15 AM

Great looking trim work. I like mahogany color!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 04-02-2008 08:42 AM

Nice job Andrew.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 04-02-2008 02:00 PM

It looks very well done.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 04-02-2008 02:09 PM

That is a well executed construction. Nice work.

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#7 posted 04-02-2008 02:13 PM

nice work

-- making sawdust....

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#8 posted 04-02-2008 02:59 PM

Excellent trim work.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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