Natural wood wooden fireplace mantels are a great way to add warmth and charm to any home. While they come in a variety of styles and sizes, so you can find one to fit your decor and budget. Natural wood mantels are a great way to accentuate a fireplace and bring a touch of rustic charm to any room. They are easy to install and typically require minimal effort to maintain. Plus, they are a great way to add value to your home. The fireplace has long been one of the main focal points in a home. Price range drastically based on the wood species of the wooden fireplace mantels. Therefore, options are limitless, from live edge wood slabs to driftwood and reclaimed wood beams.
Wooden Fireplace Mantel
Wood slabs make unique wood mantels. However, wood slabs are milled from different wood species such as redwood, oak, maple, walnut, etc. Wood slabs can feature a live edge or not. Because of the diversity of color tones in different wood species, you will find a perfect match for your room decor.
Rustic wood mantel
Live edge wood is wood milled with the outside of the tree intact. Thus, the natural movement of the outside of the tree is highlighted. This style will also allow for the natural warmth of nature in your home decor. Some of the most common wood species used are Redwood, Maple, and Black Walnut.
Log and juniper log mantel are built from almost any log species. However, one of the unique is the twisted juniper mantel. The general opinion is that they will either love or hate this unique style of log mantel. It features bold knots with a cream-white tone mixed with a twist of tan and brown. Each is a one-of-a-kind log mantel.
Reclaimed wood mantel
Reclaimed wood beams salvaged from old barns and other builds. These wooden fireplace mantels feature hand-hewn, and circular saw marks indicative of old-world lumber. Thus, this style of wooden fireplace mantel features patinaed color tones of gray and brown.
Driftwood mantels are always one of a kind and can be challenging to find. Though driftwood is expected, not all driftwood is usable as a mantel. Some wood species will decay quickly. Finding a larger piece of driftwood to craft wooden fireplace mantels is also challenging.