Black Walnut Mantel

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Project by mtnmama posted 06-25-2019 10:31 PM 434 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Black Walnut fireplace mantel I made as a commission for a friend. The angles and dowels were really particular to lay out, but I’m pleased with the finished product. I feel a track saw is in my future, after doing this on my table saw sled and with my cordless 18v saw ;-)

-- How did you learn to do this? One mistake at a time...

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#1 posted 06-25-2019 10:54 PM

looks fantastic it’s too bad you couldn’t get that wrap around look on both ends.nice work.

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#2 posted 06-26-2019 01:59 AM

That came out great. Looks great.

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#3 posted 06-26-2019 12:50 PM

The angles are impressive to match them to the wall. I had to do a double take on the first picture, I was looking at the mantle matching to the wall and the seem of the joint blended so well I missed it. Good job on blending the seem too. It looks beautiful but I’m just as impressed with the layout.

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#4 posted 06-27-2019 03:44 PM


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#5 posted 06-28-2019 01:22 PM

Beautiful natural live edge…fits realy good!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 06-28-2019 03:02 PM

You scribed the mantel in perfectly, excellent work indeed!

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