Each natural wood rustic mantel handmade from a live edge wood slab. While finds use as a fireplace mantel and a floating shelf or even a thick live edge countertop. The most commonly used rustic fireplace mantel also find use as floating bathroom vanities and wood beams. Although live edge redwood mantels are the most common limited options such as maple and oak are available. Whether a rustic home decor or modern decor, a live edge wood slab is a great way to incorporate natural wood’s natural, warmth and stability. Along with fireplace mantels, we also design and build custom rustic furniture. In which we utilize ethically sourced air-dried natural wood native to the Pacific Northwest. This allows us to build heirloom rustic furniture that is functional art that highlights natural wood’s beauty.
A couple of important tips in selecting a fireplace mantel. First, make sure it is dry as thick woo slabs take several years to dry completely after cutting into mantels. While barking may be a cool look, it also invites bugs even if kiln-dried.