Jeff Sexton

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Project, Day 69


More work on the fireplace, and this also required more plaster work either because I damaged it, it it just wasn't thick, flat, square or otherwise good enough (that right hand side "column" in particular as the image shows). That means the house is full of dust again.


I was a little worried that the means of securing the mantel to the wall would not be as strong as I wanted, but that actually has worked out fine. It's "box" construction cantilevered from the top, back edge, with the lower back firmly against the wall make it fell quite solid.

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