Iroko Mantle Shelf - Mrs J Strachan

 

 

 

 

 

HISTORY

This project was commissioned for Mrs J Strachan, Fraserburgh. The Mantle Shelf rests on two scrolled buttresses.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Depth: 180mm (7 inches)

Width: 1450mm (4 feet 10 inches)

Height: 640mm (2 feet 2 inches)

 

SPECIES

Iroko

 

JOINT STRUCTURE

The 180mm wide mantle shelf is mortice and tenoned and glued onto the scroll buttresses. The scrolls are screwed from behind onto back plates. The back plates are secret keyhole fixed onto the wall face. There are no fixings visible. The mantle shelf is fitted last and glued onto the tenons at the top of the scrolls.

 

FINISHING

The shelf and supports received a liberal coat of linseed oil.

See: PROJECTS > FINISHES

 

GUARANTEE

The customer was offered a full five year guarantee. See: INFORMATION > ABOUT US > "About our Guarantee" Tab.