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One of my projects was replacing the floating mantel that the builder installed with a nicer fireplace surround
-- stan, oxford, mi firstname.lastname@example.org As my Idol Norm always said "never enough money and never enough clamps"
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#1 posted 01-25-2013 09:57 AM
This is very nicely done. At first I wondered why a fireplace would have a jointer and vacuum inside it, lol.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#2 posted 01-25-2013 11:00 AM
Your mantle looks great. It will look even nicer over the fireplace. Great build.
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#3 posted 01-25-2013 02:17 PM
I’ve got a friend that is wanting to build a fireplace mantle for his new house, but can’t figure out how to mount it against the brick that is currently there? What is the common practice for attaching to the wall? I’m trying to do as little damage to it as possible since it will be painted before the install.
-- “Always take a banana to a party, bananas are good!” - Tenth Doctor
#4 posted 01-25-2013 02:17 PM
Looks great by the way :)
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#5 posted 01-25-2013 02:43 PM
If you don’t leave it in the workshop you know someone will do it. Nice job.
-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.
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#6 posted 01-25-2013 04:51 PM
This turned out very well,looks great.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#7 posted 01-25-2013 05:24 PM
Nice job on this mantle. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#8 posted 01-25-2013 09:16 PM
Great build and design on the mantle, like to see it over the fireplace.
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