mantel has landed.

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unfinished and unhung

After many hours of online searching, I found this natural 5′ mantel shelf. Dig around and you can easily find 10% or 15% off coupon. I paid about $213 shipped. It is a gorgeous block of wood and hundreds (if not a thousand) less than other natural rustic wood mantels I found online. It is not as finished as the stock photo, but I prefer it as it arrived.

Of course, going to a salvage yard is probably the best way to go about it, but with two little ones at my feet, a salvage yard visit is not something I can do these days.

Now to put a warm stain on it and ask the talented Bakari to come mount it to the brick fireplace.

UPDATE: Mantel is going up on Tuesday, April 20th. Countdown has begun!


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04/09/2010 at 4:33

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  1. haha, love the chubby feet!


    04/12/2010 at 4:33

  2. […] is up! tv is up! Oh dear mantel shelf, you are finally […]

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