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A unique bedroom fireplace

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This bedroom fireplace treatment was created and installed by Al Young Studios for the Uppland Proje...
This bedroom fireplace treatment was created and installed by Al Young Studios for the Uppland Project.  Al designed this feature, and created the architectural detailing.  Ashton assisted with construction.  Elspeth painted the faux tiles.

Before
Before

The entablature intended for the overmantel takes shape on the workbench.
The entablature intended for the overmantel takes shape on the workbench.

Al's sketch for a bas relief scroll, or volute, flanking the entablature.
Al's sketch for a bas relief scroll, or volute, flanking the entablature.

Al carves the ornament.
Al carves the ornament.

The box and entablature are designed to take advantage of the cavity framed-in above the firebox.&nb...
The box and entablature are designed to take advantage of the cavity framed-in above the firebox.  It is shown here having been coated with a texturing layer of joint compound.

The faux tiles are cut and beveled individually to enhance verisimilitude.
The faux tiles are cut and beveled individually to enhance verisimilitude.

Side view of the finished overmantel cavity.
Side view of the finished overmantel cavity.

Looking up into the cavity.
Looking up into the cavity.

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