The Elusive Mantle

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Project by MtnManMEP posted 02-08-2008 07:37 PM 1328 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the framework for the mantle I have yet to finish. I included the drawing showing the basic panel layout. Obviously there have been (and will continue to be) modifications to the plan.

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#1 posted 02-08-2008 07:41 PM

A nice looking mantle Mike. What are you making it out of?

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#2 posted 02-08-2008 08:26 PM

This is a nice post. I really enjoy seeing a step by step construction. It add a lot of interest to the piece.

Keep the posts coming.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 02-08-2008 09:00 PM

Looks good. Keep working on it.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 02-08-2008 09:06 PM

originally it was going to be 100% walnut, but I’m toying with the idea of some lighter inlays/panels and possibly stained glass in the upper cutouts. I hope to be back on this within the next two weeks. Will keep updates coming.

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