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Black paint on mantle
check side of mantle at hearth to see how bottom plate was incorporated in.
better view of side at hearth.
Even better view!
nice custom mantle
nice look with just plain rectangles
this gives a good example of incorporating in the mantle we have.
Easy to see construction details on this one.
Easy mantle build. Love the faux stone.