A Mantel With A Mission
A mantel with a mission is article about Built Ins bookmarked by leonard with ID 13596171462 was uploaded on 19-02-2019 and has been viewed 48,207 times.
Synopsis: Mario Rodriguez designed an overmantel that's simply built with four panels and a 2-1/4-in thick mantel shelf.The shelf rests on five brackets that are all directly in line with the stiles on the overmantel.
The article includes instructions on building a complementary wooden skirt around a raised hearth, which Rodriguez topped with slabs of bluestone.He sped construction by making a single groove to serve as both the mortise for the tenons and the groove to hold the panel.
Rodriguez used plywood with a solid frame for the overmantel, which helps reduce its weight, and he cut all the pieces and finished them ahead of time.A detailed project plan helps clarify all the parts and assembly.
The article details three steps in placing a mantel and how to cut and install the brackets.Side information describes how to use glazing gel to make the wood look old...