A timber mantel will give your room a rustic feel. The article details three steps in placing a mantel and how to cut and install the brackets.
This foundation serves as the canvas for a multitude of mantel styles from arts and crafts to victorian.
Fine woodworking mantel. Sign up for eletters today and get the latest techniques and how to from fine woodworking plus special offers. It is a decision that requires a lot of thought sketching and mulling on. And whether the end product is simple or elaborate all of mario rodriguez s mantel installations start with the same foundation sections of plywood joined to surround a fireplace opening.
We can incorporate a wide range of materials to design that perfect mantel. A walnut mantel with five marquetry panels. Our mantels are designed specifically for your space.
Try these two mantels articles from fine woodworking magazine also designed by mario rodriguez. A mantel with a mission and build a fireplace mantel. Thomas design fine woodworking.
You design choices are almost unlimited. An ornate marble mantle can accent a victorian design. To truly become the focal point of a room a fireplace needs a mantel.
The fireplace mantel can completely change the entire look of your room. Mario rodriguez inspired by the 1801 pierce nichols drawing room mantel in salem massachusetts by master carver and furniture maker samuel macintyre this georgian mantel by mario rodriguez is not as difficult to build as it looks. Side information describes how to use glazing gel to make the wood look old.
Sign up for eletters today and get the latest techniques and how to from fine woodworking plus special offers. Chris cuts the legs to shape on the bandsaw then uses the disk sander and one of his favorite tools the lathe mounted drum sander to shape them.