Fireplace Mantel

Project by BenhamDesign posted 05-12-2018 09:20 PM 7644 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After finishing up my last project, a custom staircase and handrail, the customer asked me back to design and build a fireplace mantel for them.

If you are interested in the build you can watch it on Youtube

It is built from white oak and stained with general finishes dye stain merlo

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posted 07-22-2018 02:44 AM

I’ve actually heard that marble is getting very trendy – it’s a pretty evergreen kind of material for people to use in their homes. But it’s interesting to see it incorporated in the mantel place in something other than the counter top. Makes me feel like I should go about embellishing some of my storage cabinets now… hmmm…

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posted 07-27-2018 05:17 AM

White oak is perfect for fireplaces. I have used it in one of my projects before but it was for a book storage cabinet. I finished if off with a dye stain too but it was of a lighter hue so it looked softer.

-- Mel Brandle @ http://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/adelaide-service/

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posted 08-15-2018 03:50 AM

What a good combination there! This looks really good! It gives me some ideas! :)

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posted 01-11-2019 07:23 PM

White oak :)

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