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Making Mantels

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No woodworking project is more gratifying than making a beautiful fireplace mantel. There is no such thing as a "correct" mantel: they come in every conceivable shape and style, which leaves room for creativity. The 200 color photographs in this guide cover a broad range of possibilities for the craftsperson to consider. Plentiful examples of detailed plans guide the woodworker through the design, construction, and installation steps in mantel making. Also covered is essential information peculiar to mantels—fireproof materials, safety considerations, building codes.

Our Promise To You.

If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

Online. On Campus. On The Job Site.

These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.


If you don't see the tools or items you need, we can find it for you. Write us or call us anytime.