This is an 8 x 8 pine beam that we found at a salvage yard and finished into a nice floating mantle. We built the bracket for the mantle from oak, and installed it and scribed it to the stone fireplace. Cannon Hill is capable of really nice white glove install work as well. When the mantle is up, it looks like it is completely floating and it's rock solid. Still has the feel and look of reclaimed, but it's smooth to the touch. A perfect finish.
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