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Project by mlfdfire posted 05-19-2008 04:09 AM 1456 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the project I did for my wife it was her x mas gift. I had alot of fun with this and learned allot had to redo the side columns the first try they came out to narrow for the size of the top so I had to redo them but it was woth it. While building the frame for the fire place I didn’t want to waste all the space above the fire place so I decided this was a good place for the tv and other equipment. built it big enough for a 36” tv and when my wife says I can have my flat screen the tv will hang over the opening on a movable panel to allow the space to be converted for storage of DVD’s and playstations etc. and be hidden and out of sight.





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Tom Adamski

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#1 posted 05-19-2008 04:53 AM

Very nice work… The 45 degree angles on the mantel and hearth are very smart looking.

-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsman can hide his mistakes.

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schroeder

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#2 posted 05-19-2008 05:15 AM

Very nice! -Excellent work, I’m sure she must love it! (this is why I don’t let my wife paruse this site;)

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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griff

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#3 posted 05-19-2008 05:16 AM

Very nice looking mantle, like the design, great job

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#4 posted 05-19-2008 06:45 AM

Very nice job! Mama should of been happy with this one. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 05-19-2008 12:18 PM

very nice mantle , are the legs beaded or fluted ?

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#6 posted 05-19-2008 12:21 PM

This is a gorgeous project. I am sure that your wife is happy with it. I may have to “borrow” some of your ideas. I promised one of these as a Christmas gift several years ago but have never gotten around to building it. Needless to say I still hear about it.

I like the way it matches your woodwork as well. I am a firm believer that you can’t put too much wood into a home.

Nice job.

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

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#7 posted 05-20-2008 12:44 PM

Very nice looking mantel. Nice looking oak. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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