Building Fireplace Mantels: Distinctive Projects for Any Style Home

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Taunton Press, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 153 pages
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The hearth and fireplace is the centre of a traditional home and adds much-needed emotional warmth to contemporary houses. Replacing and renovating fireplace surrounds is one of the most popular DIY interior design projects. To actually build one from scratch is a aspirational project for any woodworker. This book provides nine fireplace projects in different period styles: Colonial; Georgian; William Morris; Charles Rennie Mackintosh; Farmhouse; Victorian; Greene & Greene; Art Deco; Modern.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
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MANTELMAKING BASICS
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SIMPLE COLONIAL MANTEL
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Mario Rodriquez is a contributor for Taunton Press titles including Traditional Woodwork.

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