Fireplace surrounds

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Project by Todd Swartwood posted 09-11-2013 11:26 PM 1137 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Over the years I have built quite a number of Fireplace Surrounds. These photo’s represent my favorites.
The very first one I shipped to NJ and it has always been my favorite. You can probably make out 2 sets of columns.
In fact there is 2 half sets that are split and attached to the surround face. The other 2 sets set out with about 6” between them.

Thanks for looking, Todd

-- Todd Swartwood (Todd Swart-Woodworks)

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#1 posted 09-11-2013 11:28 PM

Great job, love the 1st pic. Welcome to LJ’s

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#2 posted 09-12-2013 02:45 PM

Cool stuff. Seems like these would be fun projects, where you can draw on classic architecture and just go wild.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#3 posted 09-12-2013 03:05 PM

These are all very nice work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 09-12-2013 05:34 PM

I like #2 the best. I like how high up off the ground the fireplace is. Sit on the bench in front and warm your back on a cold day.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 09-17-2013 01:28 PM

Great builds! They are all well designed and well installed and give a great look to the whole room.

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