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Skip-Planed Reclaimed Barn Wood Fireplace Mantel Shelves - 3x5

Starting at $47.97

Our NEW Skip-Planed 3x5  Reclaimed Wood Fireplace Mantel Shelves can be used above a fireplace as a mantel or as stand alone floating shelves. Each piece is unique and variations will apply. Each and every piece is taken from barns dating from the late 1700's through the early 1900's. Many of our pieces have characteristics such as circle saw markings, worm holes, knots, nail holes and other markings.  If your piece has unique characteristics please understand that we did not put them there, they are unique to that individual piece.  These are designed to utilize bracket mounting hardware that is included with the piece. Each piece is routed out in the back so the bracket plates are embedded into the wood and the piece fits flush against the wall. The holes for the brackets are NOT pre-drilled since they need to be anchored into your studs or other fixed surface so you will need to measure where your studs are and have the holes drilled appropriately.

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  • Our NEW Skip-Planed Reclaimed Wood Fireplace Mantel Shelf is now a stock item. The one you see is not necessarily the one you will receive. They will be highly similar, but different characteristics.
  • Authentic reclaimed barn wood mantel shelf. Each piece is between 100 and 250 years old!
  • Mounting brackets are INCLUDED with your purchase. Holes will need to be drilled for brackets specific to your application.
  • Finish options include Oiled, Early American Stain or Natural (Unfinished/Ready to Stain). Each piece will appear slightly different due to age, type of wood, weathering and previous applications.
  • If you order more than one we will do our best to match if requested. We will also make any custom piece for you, simply contact us!

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12" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 18" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 24" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 30" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 36" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 42" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 48" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 54" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 60"W X 5"D X 2.75"H, 66" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 72" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 78" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 84" W x 5"D x 2.75" H, 96" W x 5"D x 2.75" H


Oiled, Unfinished, Early American Stain

The first settlers in America used materials on hand to construct buildings. Today, individuals love to make use of this reclaimed wood when building or remodeling a residence or office. The history of the piece adds to the ambiance of the area. The wood used in this manner comes from barns, stables, mills, and more, and many pieces are hundreds of years old. What makes this wood truly unique and highly coveted?

Reclaimed hand-hewn lumber pieces are truly one of a kind. The different species underwent decades of weathering and wear to obtain their current appearance. As a result, each piece is unique, and the wood varies by where it was first obtained. The settlers never discriminated when it came to the wood used for the structure, so a person could find many varieties of reclaimed wood all coming from the same region.

Additionally, reclaimed wood typically offers more variations that are no longer seen in wood species. For instance, as trees in the past were allowed to grow to their full height, the rings observed in this timber tend to be wider than seen in newer pieces. These pieces often have more knots and other markings that make the piece unique and give it charm. 

If a person is fortunate enough to know where the wood came from, the piece becomes an interesting topic of conversation. When someone asks about the hand-hewn lumber, the owner can not only explain what it is but also provide information on where it came from and what makes it special. That doesn’t happen with pieces that are mass produced today.
  • "Beautiful piece and looks great for the spot we purchased for"
    Christie Nuttall
  • "Great experience and beautiful product!
    Jessica L
  • "This is an incredible piece of wood. So much character. This was above and beyond my expectations — and they were high! Shipping took a little longer than I expected, but I did order during the holidays and the shop owner gave me updates on the shipping status. It was packaged well. Customer service was excellent! I sent pictures and descriptions of the mantel I was looking for and it was exactly what I requested. It’s perfect for the earthy, modern look of our home."
    Cassie H
  • "Such a gorgeous piece of wood. It’s always a bit worrisome to order a statement piece online, but this mantle exceeded my expectations"
    Kate Golden
  • "Awesome product! Great customer service and communication. Thanks"
    Marty Hearth
  • "Absolutely beautiful mantle! Customer service was hands down the best I have ever received on Etsy. He went above and beyond to make sure I got exactly what I wanted!"
    Nicole Collins

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401 E 4th St, Building 20
Bridgeport, PA 19405 USA
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