Built-ins flanking mantel

in Furniture Design held by David A
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Description:
I'd like to build 'built-in' bookshelves/bookcase units to flank my fireplace mantel. The mantel is original to the house (1924) and I'd like to preserve the design and carry over a few elements into the new units.


1) Primary objective/requirement is for the units to blend in with the mantel , or otherwise compliment it. I want the wall to be a focal point of the room.

2) I'm open to incorporating new design elements in the bookcases/bookshelves, provided it works with elements of the mantel design.

3) id like to pick up at least one of the characteristic elements of the mantel (j-curve on outside or the pillar detail just under the mantel.

4) will consider various heights/styles for the units. Design considerations might include bookcase units with a top/surface matching the height of the mantel, a bookcase/shelve unit with a counter/open shelf typical counter height, or a floor-to-ceiling (or lower) shelving unit w lower cabinets.
Wants:
Does the design align with, or compliment, the mantel's design?

Does the design look original to the house, like the mantel design does?
Additional Information
Current dimensions:

Mantel: 68.5in wide at widest point . Front of mantel is 25in from side wall.
Mantel height: 58in from ground
Mantle columns : 54in height, 4.5in wide
Depth of Mantle columns off the wall: 16in
Chimney: 80in wide
Side wall width from Chimney to side doors: 60in
Floor to bottom of crown molding: 97in

* bookcases/shelves should be a max of 16in deep so as not to protrude further out than the mantel columns.

Wants:
1) Does the design align with, or compliment, the mantel's design?
2) Does the design look original to the house, like the mantel design does?
3) is the depth of the cabinets/shelves a max of 16inches?


I'd like to build 'built-in' bookshelves/bookcase units to flank my fireplace mantel. The mantel is original to the house (1924) and I'd like to preserve the design and carry over a few elements into the new units.


1) Primary objective/requirement is for the units to blend in with the mantel , or otherwise compliment it. I want the wall to be a focal point of the room.

2) I'm open to incorporating new design elements in the bookcases/bookshelves, provided it works with elements of the mantel design.

3) id like to pick up at least one of the characteristic elements of the mantel (j-curve on outside or the pillar detail just under the mantel).

4) will consider various heights/styles for the units. Design considerations might include bookcase units with a top/surface matching the height of the mantel, a bookcase/shelve unit with a counter/open shelf typical counter height, or a floor-to-ceiling (or lower) shelving unit w lower cabinets.

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#20 Book shelf by SrinivasDesign
Hi,
Kindly provide your valuable feedback.
Thanks,
Srinivas.
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Apr 13, 2020 16:34
#19 Built-ins Flanking Mantel by biazwilosojati
Apr 13, 2020 16:29
#18 Book shelf by SrinivasDesign
Hi,
Kindly provide your valuable feedback.
Thanks,
Srinivas.
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Apr 13, 2020 16:25
#17 Book shelf by SrinivasDesign
Hi,
Kindly provide your valuable feedback.
Thanks,
Srinivas.
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Apr 13, 2020 16:23
#15 bookcase draft by daszlappa8083
Apr 13, 2020 15:22
#14 BOOK CASE by sushil sabari
As per customer specification with our love and hard work.
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Apr 13, 2020 7:00
#13 bookcase by daszlappa8083
proposed bookcase draft
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Apr 8, 2020 17:34
#12 Built-ins flanking mantel-bookcase by randaadmiralcad
this is my design concept, minimalist and elegant bookshelf, this bookshelf can be used well with its wooden material
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Apr 8, 2020 11:18
#11 AZ Ver10 by Agustin Z
Here's my design for your project. Regards
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Apr 6, 2020 23:36
#10 AZ Ver1 by Agustin Z
Hi. Here's a design option for your requirements
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Apr 6, 2020 23:30
#9 kAMINO BACK AND WHITE by Artekreo
The cabinet with simple and clean geometric shapes recalls the colors of the fireplace (white), the doors (black) and the parquet. There are two symmetrical elements with a white central band slightly protruding outwards. which takes up that of the fireplace. the project was created with sketchup and rendered with blender. I remain available for any clarification. File scketchup 2017 - dwg 2013 - fbx - pdf
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Apr 6, 2020 0:18
#8 Flanking mantel by Mahbub
Thanks.
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Apr 2, 2020 19:04
#7 built in by dhanashreemalusare
Please find attachment of built in design of storage taking into account all your needs. Have a glace over it.
Regards,
Dhanashree
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Apr 2, 2020 14:08
#6 Bookshelves/bookcase AP1602 by Ariel Pereira Arcos
The design reflects late 19th and early 20th centuries style.
It is a design to be made in wood with accessories for a mini-bar. It is screened in light wood color and it could be painted as customer´s choise.
It reflects a modern nuance in the distribution of its spaces.
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Mar 29, 2020 15:44
#5 built in bookcase by Brent
I took a more traditional approach with half book cases over cupboards. Pulling from the design of the mantle I focused on the columns and incorporated that design into the supports for the shelf's that go all the way to the ceiling. I went more narrow so that it wouldn't pull to much attention away from the center. I also took the "j-curve" from the sides of the mantle and added a similar curve at the bottom of the shelf supports.
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Mar 27, 2020 20:21
#4 Built-ins flanking mantel by Alfaraco
Mar 26, 2020 22:07
#2 Bookcase flanking mantel by Afif Rizky Adrian
This is a simple design and not only contains your books but can also be put in other objects such as children's toys, vases, or your cups.
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Mar 21, 2020 0:17
#1 Book case by innas
Hi this is my concept.
Please send me your opinion.
And please ping me and discuss more.
Best regards.
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Mar 16, 2020 14:35

Discussion

innas

Designer

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 22:05:11 +0000
Hi David.
I have made this model with your dimensions.
I am ready to make 2D drawings of this bookcase.
And I can change the type of furniture to your thought.
Please ping me and discuss more.
Best regards.

David A

Buyer

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 14:39:07 +0000
Hi all- just provided dimensions in "Additional Information field"
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 14:11:41 +0000
Please provide dimensions of the mantel
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 06:32:39 +0000
It need creative and effective use of space design , it will need more price and should be PREPAID to ensure the Great Deal with you
Sun, 15 Mar 2020 02:52:58 +0000
Could you please provide dimensions as others have mentioned?
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 23:41:58 +0000
We don't do "payment pendings"
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 23:01:23 +0000
Can you please provide some wall and fireplace dimensions. Thanks
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 21:33:06 +0000
Could you supply photos of the mantel along with a set of dimensions? Much obliged - MShambaugh
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 20:49:15 +0000
Can you provide the dimensions of the fireplace mantel ?
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 16:59:04 +0000
Please make the contract pre-paid.

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