My custom fireplace mantels give the appearance of a heavy, solid beam but are finely crafted, hollow boxes.  This allows for installation on just about any type of wall - even if you do not have existing supports for a mantel.  It can even be cut to fit over a tiered stone or brick mantel.

I personally hand make each mantel out of thick planks of furniture grade hardwoods (Alder, White Oak or Walnut) and bevel cut ALL edges to look like a solid beam.  I offer different levels of distressed finishes for the rustic, barn beam look or even a smooth, modern/traditional finish.

I also provide installation for all my mantels.  Most have to be scribed to the wall for a good fit - I try to keep most gaps under 1/4" on rough surfaces and pretty flush on smooth surfaces.  Once installed, my mantels are extremely sturdy and will easily support 100+ pounds of weight.  If you are doing a remodel, my mantels are typically installed at the end but I may need stud measurements if it is going over tile or a thin stone veneer.


Custom Mantel Pricing  Knotty Alder mantels range $800-$1200, for standard sizes (72" or less) while mantels made from other wood species, unique sizes and shapes, or corbels run $1000-$1600.  I provide an in-home consultation for measuring, sample viewing, color selection and a quote.  No deposit or payment is needed until you see the final product - if you don't love it, you don't have to buy it!


Custom Beams   I also make a limited number of ceiling beams wraps (faux beams) in knotty or clear alder - costs will vary but larger single beams start at $2500.


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