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FIREPLACE MANTELS

All fireplace mantel designs in The Joy of Moldings Pattern Book

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FIREPLACE MANTELS

Historic FIREPLACE MANTEL-104, Fort Mackinac

Traditional/Greek Revival Style, c. 1828 I discovered this simple fireplace mantel in the hospital and doctors’ quarters in old Fort Mackinac. The other moldings in this room — the door trim and baseboard — are nice, but plain. Only the…

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Molding Painting Tip: Use Primer to Help You Choose Colors

[This is part of my FIREPLACE MANTEL-103 and How to Paint Moldings series.] The homeowner on this project wasn’t sure what color her new fireplace moldings should be — white like the large crown molding above or something more subtle….

FIREPLACE MANTELS

How to Build FIREPLACE MANTEL-103 for $333.08

Traditional Style Finish Carpenter Price c. $1,800.00 and Up Even though most of our houses are heated through the miracle of central heat, the fireplace is still the center of the home. And with such an important role as warming…