Arts and Craft Fireplace Mantel

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 10-16-2013 12:41 AM 2628 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This fireplace mantel was is made of Quartered Oak with a custom dye stain finish. The wood is surrounding a Motawi tile custom pattern. I have made a trundle bad for these customers in the past and they asked me to do the mantel for them.

Brian Brace
Fine Furniture

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 12:47 AM

Elegant! Very nicely done.

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 01:12 AM

Looks great.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 09:36 AM

Great job, thought I knew this work. Hope all is well brian… Very nice, I’m a big fan of Arts And Crafts….

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

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#4 posted 10-16-2013 10:10 AM

Very nice work Brian.

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#5 posted 10-16-2013 01:11 PM

Very nice Brian, the completed project just oozes style.


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#6 posted 10-16-2013 04:30 PM

Great tile design and complimentary mantel. The use of squares is very effective in your design.
Nice use of detail, yet with a scale that doesn’t overwhelm the small firebox.

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#7 posted 10-18-2013 04:55 AM

i love the wood…

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