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Build the Mantelpiece in 3D First Video: Build the Mantelpiece in 3D First

A free 3D drawing tool helps visualize difficult projects before you make your first cut

A TV Complicates the Mantelpiece
A TV Complicates the MantelpieceOnline Membership Required

Tips on trim details and new design tools from a big project 


New ways to think about the space over the fireplace

Building a MantelOnline Membership Required

A frame-and-panel base topped with a broad shelf dresses up a plain fireplace

Q & A: Building with natural birch

Building a Fireplace Mantel
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Building a Fireplace MantelOnline Membership Required

Fluted pilasters and decorative trim make for a mantel that appears complicated but really isn't

Building a Federal-Style MantelOnline Membership Required

Neoclassical detailing in poplar and ceramic tile

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