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Thread: Mantle, ready for delivery, install

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    Mantle, ready for delivery, install

    built in two pieces, the top is separate. I would have to hire a mover if it was one piece. Oak gets heavy , fast! I will post a final pic when it's installed on a wall between two windows, with about a 1" space to the window trim! each side! Color is a close match to the varnished oak trim of the 8 year old house.Swmbo thinks it looks great, I think it's a little heavy in corbel width, but thats what the lady of the house wanted . Took a while to get it done,started this back in November. Between a part time job and a couple of Christmas presents that snuck in there too!
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    Wow! you did a great job on that!

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    Thats Nice!
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    That looks really nice. I can't wait to see the pictures after the installation.

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    Hi Bryan ,
    Nice choice of board the applique is on, good balance of grain!
    You must be pleased.
    Good job.
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    I'm with your SWMBO. I think the heavy corbels work well with the extra thick mantle on it.

    Good Job, Bryan!

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    Great job on the mantle. Have also been admiring some of your work posted in your album. You look to be a busy person, can't wait until I have more time to spend on this stuff.

    I saw that you built your air cleaner, did you also build the cyclone?
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    Excellent work, Bryan. That's destined to become the centerpiece of the room.
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    That is a nice mantel. Now you just have to make a clock or something to put on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darren Wright View Post
    Great job on the mantle. Have also been admiring some of your work posted in your album. You look to be a busy person, can't wait until I have more time to spend on this stuff.

    I saw that you built your air cleaner, did you also build the cyclone?
    Thanks everyone for the comments!

    Yes, using Bill Pentz design as pre separator and a 25 yr old Grizzly 4 bag DC as the suction. About 8 hrs work if you get someone to roll the cylinders, funnel and make the folds for you. Doesn't cost a lot to build, about $50 for the sheet metal. I think I would make it a larger diameter for a 4 bag. I get too much air speed and material doesn't drop out of the air stream. I may try some tricks to get more of a pressure drop, like having a 9" stack out the top for 12",then reduce to 6" to the DC. That old Grizz has a 14" fan on it!
    Last edited by Bryan Cowing; 01-19-2008 at 10:49 AM.
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