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Black Antler Woodworking wrote:
What kind of wood is the surround / mantel? - Mantel wood species
   Comment   August 24, 2013
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Pine corbels can be used to get the simple effect of this fire surround. Cutshape corbels, similar to the ones shown, are available online from
January 12, 2014 at 7:39AM   
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Jillwilliams19 - I noticed that this same statement from has been made on several houzz mantel photos. I went onto this website and you do not offer corbels such as these. While many postings are meant to be helpful, advertisements disguised as such unfortunately make more work for serious houzzers. it would be nice if answers to questions were limited in reply to those who posted the pictures.
February 23, 2014 at 11:47AM     
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s8ndyk wrote:
Which kind of wood can be used for a fireplace surround?
   Comment   May 17, 2011
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I just thought there might be a safety hazard associated with using the same material that you are burning as the surround?
May 18, 2011 at 5:00PM   
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Amanda Koster
bepsf: do you custom build these mantles?
July 28, 2013 at 3:29PM   
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Black Antler Woodworking wrote:
What kind of wood is the surround / mantel? - Mantel wood species
   Comment   August 24, 2013
rumordinger wrote:
who makes that light?
   Comment   February 24, 2013
sarabryen wrote:
what type of insert?
   Comment   September 24, 2012

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Erika Ward - Erika Ward Interiors added this to 8 Ways to Make Your Mantel Shine
Reflection. Hang a mirror above the mantel to open up a closed space. It reflects sunshine from an adjacent window and provides the illusion of more natural light. You also receive another vantage point. Be sure the walls across the room are attractive as well.
Although not apparent at first glance, the reflection in this mirror shows a framed skull print along with a classy chandelier. Both would be easy to introduce to your Halloween decor. You can easily enlarge a skull image you find online and print it onto antique-white paper. Cut it down to match the size of a black frame that's already on your wall and voila! As for the chandelier, you can usually find these on Craigslist and you don't even have to wire it — the physical effect is enough in itself to be admired as an elegant addition. Dress it up if needed, and you're set.
Jennifer Bishop Design added this to Moody Details in Design
Skull artwork and a reflection of a cloaked man add just a touch of darkness to a light room.
One of the easiest ways to decorate your mantel is to start with a big piece and center it above the fireplace. Pick something you love — whether it's a mirror or a piece of art — and then base the rest of your design around that. Play with movement by adding in light and height — candles and items of differing heights allow the eye to move up and down along the display. Add visual weight to the display with a secondary focal point, like a vase or sculpture. This will relieve the weight of the other pieces. Starting with a single large object achieves a look similar to the three-plus-one rule — a visual triangle that allows the eyes to travel up and down, creating a display that you'll never tire of.

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jacqui2011 added this to jacqui2011's ideas
June 29, 2014
bobbicross added this to mantel & fireplace
June 27, 2014
Nice rustic wooden mantel
Maggie McCloskey added this to Maggie McCloskey's Ideas
June 24, 2014
Lisa Vickery added this to fireplaces
June 20, 2014
Small fireplace with corbels
tlgonzalez added this to living Room
June 10, 2014
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June 10, 2014
tintintinnie added this to rustic cozy
June 6, 2014
Wooden fire place
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June 6, 2014
Heather Egger added this to Heather Egger's Ideas
June 3, 2014
Small chandelier, all that wood is lovely
Karin Nicholson added this to karin_nicholson's ideas
June 3, 2014
Wood color
Sherry Clark added this to mantels
May 31, 2014
quirky items
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May 26, 2014
Jill Broussard added this to Living Room Ideas
May 24, 2014
much more delicate
mollybc88 added this to Master bedroom
May 23, 2014
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May 14, 2014
Wood & White.
jessyooooo added this to Fireplace
May 13, 2014
Surround Add large beam for mantel
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May 11, 2014
She form like mine
emmie1217 added this to fireplace mantles
May 4, 2014
Maybe I need wood mantle
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May 1, 2014
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April 29, 2014
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April 28, 2014
Fire place idea
Maureen Buckley added this to West road
April 28, 2014
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April 23, 2014
Nice wood, corbels
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April 20, 2014
Jennifer Brassow added this to jennifer_brassow's Ideas
April 6, 2014
carolyna23 added this to Living Room Ideas
April 3, 2014
I love the wood
12pershing added this to 12pershing's Ideas
April 2, 2014
Wood finish
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April 2, 2014
Rustic Surround
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April 1, 2014
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April 1, 2014
Wood fireplace
tgmw added this to Living Room Ideas
March 29, 2014
colour scheme
rlthornton80 added this to Kitchen Ideas
March 28, 2014
thin shelf, thick bracket
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March 26, 2014
Anuz Byanjankar added this to Rustic ideas
March 26, 2014
frame n table nice combination
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March 26, 2014
HomeLife Designs added this to shingle springs
March 25, 2014
wood supports style
kristinwstewart added this to kristinwstewart's Ideas
March 24, 2014
bedbug66 added this to Living Room Ideas
March 24, 2014
simple fireplace
Max Bittle added this to max_bittle's Ideas
March 23, 2014
hezzbelle added this to basement
March 18, 2014
basement fireplace mantle wood. it's perfect.
greysmom23 added this to greysmom23's Ideas
March 16, 2014
Fireplace mantle stain and rustic
Jing Ren added this to jing_ren's Ideas
March 16, 2014
Stuff on the fireplace
Cindy Crawford added this to corbels
March 13, 2014
style, but too wide
Cooknee Euro Style Cabinets added this to Mantles
March 10, 2014
Old wood mantle
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March 9, 2014
simple mantel
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March 7, 2014
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February 28, 2014
Love love the mantel
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February 28, 2014
cool looking mantle
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February 27, 2014
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February 24, 2014
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February 22, 2014
Love the old pine of the mantel.
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February 19, 2014
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February 15, 2014
Mantle/framing around fireplace
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February 14, 2014
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February 12, 2014
Pretty mantle/fireplace surround with slate for office/MB?
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February 9, 2014
love the mantle
Hannah Vachre added this to hannah_vachre's Ideas
February 9, 2014
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February 8, 2014
small fire place
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February 8, 2014
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February 7, 2014
Chunky, simple wood mantel
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January 30, 2014
shelf look
antoniaw added this to antoniaw's Ideas
January 28, 2014
Like fireplace
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January 24, 2014
Simple chunky wood mantel
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January 21, 2014
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January 20, 2014
Wood of mantel
reichp added this to reichp's Ideas
January 18, 2014
Extra piece of wood
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January 17, 2014
AM Guyot added this to Guyot: Living Room
January 16, 2014
Love it
kdelamore added this to Fireplace
January 12, 2014 - just do pine corbels to surround the fireplace
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January 10, 2014
Krista Mason added this to krista_mason's ideas
January 8, 2014
wood fireplace
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January 8, 2014
Cheryl McElhatten added this to Fireplace and surrounds
January 5, 2014
rip beam and use in this manner???
thehealingcorner added this to thehealingcorner's Ideas
January 3, 2014
Accessories on mantle and group photos.
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January 1, 2014
Mirror and accessories
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December 31, 2013
Neat nicknacks
buffsstuff added this to buffsstuff's ideas
December 28, 2013
favorite fireplace surround
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December 26, 2013
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December 26, 2013
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December 20, 2013
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December 17, 2013
Table and mirror
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December 17, 2013
sdluhr added this to sdluhr's ideas
December 17, 2013
simplicity of surround
lorafiggat added this to Mantle Ideas
December 10, 2013
Large mirror?
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December 5, 2013
Schouw versieren
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December 2, 2013
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November 24, 2013
Timber mirror
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November 23, 2013
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November 19, 2013
Black White and Wood.
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November 16, 2013
Wood mantle
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November 14, 2013
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November 13, 2013
Fireplace surround
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November 12, 2013
Fireplace surround
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November 11, 2013
wood surround
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November 5, 2013
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October 28, 2013
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October 22, 2013
Old wood
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October 16, 2013
gclaris added this to gclaris's Ideas
October 16, 2013
Minus the side supports
ajuju added this to NewBath
October 15, 2013
Color combination. Natural wood with black/white. Clean, warm, simple.
july2013 added this to Living Room Ideas
October 14, 2013
janetbhurd added this to Apple Creek
October 14, 2013
Fireplace surround
jayatipal added this to living room
October 8, 2013
similar to our fireplace area
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October 6, 2013
Lady Hawke added this to Halloween
October 6, 2013
Skull picture. Netter?
Kathleen York added this to Kitchen Ideas
October 4, 2013
mantel is rustic
Margau Wright added this to Lounge
September 27, 2013
natural wood surround
karenwmead added this to karenwmead's ideas
September 19, 2013
oak fireplace neutral
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September 15, 2013
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September 12, 2013
nice eclectic display on rustic fireplace surround
Mary Jo Gourd added this to zimmerman mantles
September 11, 2013
brackets with surround
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September 10, 2013
Nice fireplace for a small space
Elly O Doherty added this to Our chic farmhouse
September 5, 2013
Love this hearth and chandelier!
ceman added this to ceman's ideas
September 1, 2013
mirror over fireplace
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August 28, 2013
enlarge pics and frame them for halloween decor
ethelred added this to dining room
August 26, 2013
large black mirror, paint grate frame black etc.
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August 17, 2013
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cnmcauley added this to Living Room Ideas
August 11, 2013
Raw and simple
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August 4, 2013
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August 4, 2013
kilnriver added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 28, 2013
rustic mantle
dmb56 added this to dmb56's Ideas
July 27, 2013
Love fireplace
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July 27, 2013
Mantel corbels
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July 27, 2013
Kristy O'Connor added this to living room new house
July 26, 2013
Mat Hoffman added this to mat_hoffman's fireplace
July 23, 2013
wooden fireplace
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July 22, 2013
rvictoriamaier added this to Living Room Ideas
July 20, 2013
mantel wood grain/finish
Agata Modzelewska-Korenkiewicz added this to Living Room Ideas
July 9, 2013
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July 9, 2013
Cody Mitchell added this to Living Room Ideas
July 6, 2013
celestesegui added this to color palettes
June 29, 2013
Nice use of natural wood
groothuishouse added this to Fireplace
June 27, 2013
buddymoka5 added this to Claus
June 26, 2013
Fireplace looks very Danish to me (or Shaker?)
junocosmo added this to junocosmo's Ideas
June 25, 2013
Life collection
jhseide added this to jhseide's ideas
June 24, 2013
mirror above fireplace
margie1040 added this to margie1040's ideas
June 22, 2013
You look lovely today
mthorn added this to mthorn's ideas
June 20, 2013
Love this chandelier
mistymornings added this to Living Room Ideas
June 18, 2013
gear on mantle pice
chaunceyp added this to chaunceyp's Ideas
June 17, 2013
elise3 added this to elise3's Ideas
June 16, 2013
love the wood
kristidaul added this to kristidaul's ideas
June 15, 2013
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June 14, 2013
sharons1948 added this to Living Room Ideas
June 7, 2013
fireplace surround
hblomquist added this to Living Room Ideas
June 3, 2013
lvolkerts added this to fireplaces
June 3, 2013
Rounded corners
brieowen added this to Interior Paint with Dark Wood Trim
June 1, 2013
white paint with black/gray accents (wall art, chandelier)
klmkaren1 added this to klmkaren1's ideas
June 1, 2013
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May 31, 2013
Christy W added this to Cool Stuff and Such
May 28, 2013
Love that skull print! Love that mirror too,
ashremi added this to ashremi's ideas
May 25, 2013
natural wood, chunky mantel
Denise Hartman added this to Bathroom Ideas
May 23, 2013
cherry wood surround fireplacce
Mary Pat Curran/Curran Interiors added this to Fireplace ideas
May 22, 2013
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May 19, 2013
Bom para o hall de entrada!
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May 19, 2013
kafederman added this to Living Room Ideas
May 14, 2013
like the wood
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May 10, 2013
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May 9, 2013
Love this mantel and size demention as well as texture color and siplicity
kgm50 added this to living room
May 7, 2013
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May 5, 2013
could use cypress mantel sort of matching dr table but not matching too much
toddsmart added this to toddsmart's Ideas
May 3, 2013
Their's a slight macabre and victorian-esque feel which I like.
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April 30, 2013
krb se dřevem v glamour looku
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April 28, 2013
Like this too
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April 26, 2013
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April 22, 2013
wooden shoe and pink
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April 21, 2013
Love this mantle arrangement
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April 21, 2013
bare wood
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April 17, 2013
The photos displayed
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April 15, 2013
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April 7, 2013
Like this size, organic
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April 6, 2013
Mirror and mantle piece
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April 5, 2013
Stain color
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April 3, 2013
Simple classy neutral Front room
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March 25, 2013
color fireplace
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March 25, 2013
I like the wood color
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March 25, 2013
mantle pieces
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March 24, 2013
Recepción rustica
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March 23, 2013
Wooden mantle & surround
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March 23, 2013
Fireplace surround
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March 17, 2013
like the simple fireplace
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rustic wood mantel
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