This Raw edge rustic mantel made from ethically sourced old growth curly redwood salvaged from the forest floor. Each rustic wood mantel is one of a kind and highlights the natural beauty of the wood. Also, other uses for this raw edge wood or live edge wood slab is a floating wood shelf or floating wood vanity. Along with these rustic furniture designs, this wood slab would also make a great live edge table or decorative wood beam. While live edge furniture is not for everyone natural wood furniture may be perfect.