Mantels Bolection 47” Wooden Surround – We have a wide choice of wood surrounds to compliment all of fireplaces. The vibrant glazed panels that surround their wall-mounted Bay stoves start from £150 and include the nautical, Whitby design — it’s a new take on Victorian glazed tiles. I would suspect that the sandstone would give a better look, but I can’t complain as it does give the fireplace a sturdier look. As with the architecture of the time Georgian fireplace designs were governed by strict rules of proportion and elaborately decorated with the images and styles borrowed straight from classic history. The Louis or King Louis fireplace is named after the nineteen French Monarchs who ruled from the 1300s until the French Revolution of 1789.
Each retailer can discuss with you your exact requirements and pass these details on to ourselves who in turn, and working closely with your retailer, will manufacture the fireplace of your choice. Oak fire surrounds are hand made from 100% solid oak and finished in a choice of 10 standard colours and finishes. Once the legs are dry and secure, apply adhesive to the top of both legs and the back of the mantel, before lifting the mantel into place and pressing it firmly against the wall and down on to the legs.
The turn of the Twentieth Century marked a period of an emergence of a plethora of fireplace designs. Fireplace surrounds help to frame your hearth and draw the eye to your new interior design feature. Your local fireplace showrooms and suppliers can always be found using the search facilities at who will always be willing to offer expert and considered advice. The final design has crown molding, a medium-sized trim where the wood and tile meet and a base trim. A beautifully restored walnut and mahogany surround, highly polished complimenting the antique wood Can be adjusted to suit most surrounds. A more recent addition to the fireplace industry has been micro-marble fireplaces.
Likely the best mantel for your application will be the Pearl Mantels 110 Williamsburg Unfinished Fireplace Mantel The shelf width of 64 inches and overall height of 52 inches seems to fall well in line of your requirements, but I am not certain if the overall outside leg width of 60 1/2 inches will be a problem. Available in a vast array of colours, wooden fireplace mantels are offered in both veneer and solid wood. For a look that strikes the balance between classic and contemporary, opting for a stone fire surround could provide the solution.
It is also worth noting as a direct backlash to modernisation and industrialisation that the mid to late Victorian period was heavily influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement and the emergence of Art Deco designs. Keep up to date with the latest happenings in the fireplace industry with our regularly updated news stories. For this step I trimmed the boards to the right lengths and attached them to the wood frame with my nail gun. This should only need doing every 1 – 2 years or more often if you prefer to. After a few years the pine wooden surround will build up a patina which will look more like antique pine.