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The Allendale Fireplace Mantel
The Allendale is a handcrafted hardwood fireplace mantel and surround. Modeled after traditional old world craftsmanship, this fireplace’s uniquely styled surround will be a beautiful addition to your home. This antiquestyle mantel is made from durable hardwood so you can get that “old” look with a mantel that will arrive flawless and last for years. The antique fireplace mantel surround is finely detailed and includes little touches that will make your room pop. This mantel can also be enjoyed in our popular finish or you can order it unfinished and paint or stain it yourself! Either way, the mantel will arrive ready to install and includes everything you will need to start enjoying your new fireplace mantel surround in no time!
- Protected by our sitewide guarantee
- Made of beautiful Asian Choi hardwood for durability.
- Unfinished or Antique Finishes for additional style.
- Mantel Lengths are available in 48" and 56"
- Mitered hanger board included for easy installation
- Plinth Base Pairs are available to add extra height to your mantel.
- Light sanding and filling is recommended before paint or stain is applied.
- Receives paint and stain beautifully.
- Weight 86lbs (approx)
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The Allendale Fireplace Mantel offers traditional old world craftsmanship and design that will bring strength and balance to your room. Hand crafted from Asian hardwoods that receive either paint or stain beautifully.
The mantel ships in 3 pieces; 2 legs and 1 header. The legs attach easily to the header with nuts and bolts. 3 piece mitered scribe molding set included to hide any gaps after installation. This mantel has a 1 1/2" projection off of the wall leaving a nice pocket behind the mantel to accommodate your tile, stone, marble etc.
Suggested Preparation Before Painting or Staining:
Light sanding and filling is recommended before paint or stain is applied.
Before applying paint or stain to your wood mantel, we suggest that you lightly sand it followed by wiping it down with a damp cloth. When painting, we suggest using 2 coats of a stain blocking primer. Follow the instructions on the can. For staining, please follow the manufacturer's instructions.
|The Allendale Mantel||141-48||141-56|
|Projection:||1 1/2"||1 1/2"|
|Width to outside leg at base:||64"||72"|
|Shelf length:||73 1/2"||81 1/2"|
Put the mantel together by putting the main shelf on the floor, upside down. Next bolt on each leg with the hardware included with your mantel. This mantel does not come with miltered hangar board but is the suggestion from the production team. Hangar board can be obtained at most hardware stores.
A hanger board may be fabricated using a 1x4, cut at a 45-degree angle. You may also cut a piece of wood that runs the length of the mantel shelf or use 2 blocks of wood that will be placed at either end of the mantel shelf. Set the mantel on the length of wood or blocks . Use finishing nails on back side of legs (right underneath the back overhang of the shelf) to fasten to length of wood or blocks.
The hanger board measurement should be taken from the floor or the hearth (where the mantel legs will sit or the shelf will hang) to the bottom edge of the hanger board. When mounted correctly, the mantel or shelf will simply hang on the hanger board and in the case of the mantel, the legs will touch the floor or the hearth.
While the mantel's shelf is on the floor, put the loose wall hanger board that is in the box on to the hanger board that is mounted on the mantel shelf. Use your hand to hold the 2 pieces together. When together correctly, the 2 hanger boards will form a complete board.
Measure from the bottom of the leg down to the wall hanger board and record this measurement. Measure both the left and right sides to insure that you have a correct measurement.
Mark your recorded measurement on your wall, both left and right. Take the wall hanger board and mount it on the wall so that the bottom of the board is on your recorded marks. Check to see that your wall hanger board is centered over your firebox before mounting.
Once mounted, if the mantel or shelf doesn't seem to fit snugly to the wall, you may put a small shim of paper, cardboard, etc., to fill the gap where the 2 halves of the hanger board meet.
Plinth's add height when you need it to our luxury wood mantels:
Plinth Base Pair Available in Unfinished. No. 40 Mission Oak, No. 30 Fruitwood, No. 50 Medium Oak Distressed (additional fee's apply) Finishes will vary from photo's as all mantels are unique. (shown here from left to right)