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Salem Fireplace Mantel Shelf

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48"
60"
72"

Choose Your Finish/Color*

Aged Cherry

Aged Espresso

Aged Unfinished

 

Price: $259.99

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Overall Length D
Select
Lookout Width LW
Select
Shelf Height H
8.25"
Shelf Depth F
10"
Lookout Depth LD
6"
Corbel Width
6"
Corbel Height
6.75"
Distance Between Corbels
Select
  • Beautiful Pine Wood
  • 3 style options in 1
  • Choose Aged Unfinished, Aged Cherry, or Aged Espresso
  • Mantel shelf installation requires basic tools and skills
  • Available in 48", 60" & 72" Lengths
The Salem Mantel Shelf is traditionally styled in a timeless design. Create the perfect look for your room with this 3-piece option mantel. Keep it simple with just the shelf, or choose to display with the included arched base or corbels (shipped unattached) for a more refined, sophisticated appeal - it's up to you! You'll be able to try out the various combinations and determine which look is the perfect fit for your room.

The Salem will instantly create a warm, inviting charm and visual focal point for your home whether you choose placement over a fireplace or on a wall. With its 10" depth, you'll have plenty of space to decorate your new mantel with your favorite keepsakes or photos. Available in 48" 60" & 72" lengths. Choose Unfinished to paint or stain on your own or select our beautiful, rich Aged Cherry or Aged Espresso finish for a completed, out-of-the-box mantel.

3 Style Options in 1
The Salem Shelf offers three design choices! You have the option of installing just the shelf, the shelf with corbels, or the complete combination of shelf, corbels, and arch. Corbels and arch ship unattached and can be easily affixed to mantel.
Professional Installation

Wood Mantel Shelf Installation instructions

You have the option of installing your shelf alone (Option 1), shelf with corbels (Option 2), or shelf with corbels and arch (Option 3).

This mantel shelf comes with optional corbels as well as an optional arch base. If you decide to use the corbels, continue reading. If you choose not to use them, please proceed to Installation Using the Included Mounting Board.

Installing the Corbels

Step 1

Turn the shelf upside down on a soft surface. Tap out the wood nut plugs (4) using a flat head screw driver and hammer (Fig. 1). You will be left with 2 holes on each end of the shelf. If you will be attaching the center arch (see below), the side nut plugs on each corbel must also be tapped out.

Step 2

Place the included washers onto the bolts.

Step 3

With the shelf still upside down, line up the pre threaded inserts of the corbels with the holes in the bottom of the shelf (Fig. 2).

Step 4

Insert the bolts through the holes in the bottom of the shelf and tighten into the threaded inserts.

Installing the Arch

Step 1

Turn the shelf upside down on a soft surface. Tap out the wood nut plugs (6) using a flat head screw driver and hammer (Fig. 3). You will be left with 4 holes along the back of the shelf, and one on the side of each corbel. Make sure the hole side of each corbel faces the arch in the center of the shelf.

Step 2

Place the included washers onto the bolts.

Step 3

With the shelf still upside down, line up the pre threaded inserts of the arch with the holes in the bottom of the shelf and sides of the corbels (Fig. 4).

Step 4

Insert the bolts through the holes in the bottom of the shelf and tighten into the threaded inserts.

Installation Using the Included Mounting Board

Step 1

With the shelf upside down on a soft surface, hold the mounting board in position on the mantel shelf. Measure from the bottom of the shelf to the bottom of the mounting board - Make note of this measurement, as you will use it in one moment.

Place the shelf on the wall above your fireplace or on the wall at the desired height. Level the shelf and draw a line on the wall along the bottom of the shelf. Remove the shelf and measure up the distance between the bottom of the shelf and mounting board that you noted earlier. Mark the line at several points to ensure a level mount.

Step 2

Line up the bottom of the mounting board with this new line and attach the mounting board to the wall in this position. Make sure the mounting board is level. If you are mounting the board on a standard drywall over stud construction, make sure you screw the mounting board into the wood studs (2x4's) for strength. When attaching the shelf to a brick surface you must use a masonry lag bolt. Drill three holes in the mortar joints of the brick in the desired position. Insert lag and attach mounting board with a bolt. Make sure the mounting board is secure to the wall as shown in Fig. 1.

Step 3

Install shelf onto the mounting board and slide down until the shelf is tight against the wall. See Fig. 2. Once mounted, if the shelf doesn't seem to fit snugly to the wall, you may put a small shim of paper, cardboard, etc., to fill the gap where the 2 halves of the mounting board meet.

The mounting board is only a suggested method. Your installer may also have additional methods for mounting your mantel or shelf. We suggest that pilot holes be drilled prior to inserting the appropriate hardware for final installation on the wall surface.

Wood and MDF mantels are considered combustible materials. Heat clearances must be adhered to. Before installing, check your local building codes and the manufacturer's instructions for your specific fireplace insert or stove.

This item is eligible for FREE SHIPPING (Regular Delivery) in the contiguous U.S. (If your destination is different please contact us at 1.888.493.8898 or info@mantelsdirect.com)

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Free Shipping

We offer free shipping with curbside delivery to destinations in the lower 48 US states on every item we sell. All other locations will be quoted. You will be advised at the time of your order if a "White Glove" delivery is required.

Delivery

As defined by the trucking industry, Home Delivery means "curbside delivery" in a residential area. You may need assistance to move the package indoors or you might unbox the shipment and carry each piece inside individually. While some drivers may assist in getting a shipment into a garage or carport, it is not a standard level of service with "curbside delivery."

"White Glove" Delivery Upgrade

  • "Threshold" delivery - Freight carrier will carry items to a ground-floor threshold such a main entry or garage (no stairs) and less than 200 lbs.
  • "Room of Choice" or "White Glove"" delivery - A special delivery service will bring your items to the room you specify, including up to 10 steps. No unpacking, debris removal, assembly or setup. All deliveries over 200 lbs. will be quoted prior to processing order.
  • All upgraded delivery options must be added prior to processing order.
  • Interested? Contact one of our mantel specialists at 888.493.8898 to get a quote.

Receiving Your Shipment

We are committed to making sure you are satisfied with our products. Your order is inspected prior to shipment to ensure all items are in excellent condition before they leave our facilities. Although our products are packaged securely to prevent any damage it’s possible that in rare cases, damages may occur during shipment.

Before signing for the shipment inspect the carton. The most important thing to remember about truck freight is that when you sign for the delivery you are legally accepting the product as delivered in good condition. Therefore, it is extremely important that you inspect the product prior to signing the delivery receipt. If there is damage to the carton or the product, please write "CONTENTS DAMAGED" clearly on the delivery receipt that the driver is asking you to sign, then sign. This insures that your damage issue will be easily resolved.

If your package has tears, rips or is otherwise in poor condition, open the package and inspect the contents. You may need one of the following on hand to help open the carton: knife, hammer, pry bar or wire cutters. Should you notice any damage, please note it on the delivery receipt and contact us immediately.

If your package/item is damaged, you can start the damage claim process by completing this form.

NOTE: We cannot be held responsible for the cost of repairs or replacement of damaged items if there is no notation on the Freight Delivery Receipt. Contact us within 24 hours to initiate a damage claim.

Traditional Wood Mantels and Shelves

  • All standard and custom size wood mantels and shelves are made to order and ship in 1-3 weeks. Shortly after placing your order, you will receive an email with an estimated ship date.  For all custom size orders, an additional confirmation is required. After we receive your order, an e-mail with specific dimensions of the mantel or shelf will be sent. We require an approval response to this email before releasing your order for production.
  • All full fireplace mantels ship via freight carrier at no additional charge within the lower 48 US states (all other locations will be quoted), if delivered to a commercial business address or if the item is picked up at your local freight terminal.
  • Transit time varies between 2 and 5 days depending upon your location in the US. Canada delivers may take an additional 2 – 4 days. You will receive an email at time of shipment with tracking information.
  • Most mantel shelves under 84" in length will be shipped via FedEx Ground Service at no additional charge within the lower 48 US states (all other locations will be quoted). While most shelves larger than 84" will be shipped via freight line.
  • Please check the cartons when they are delivered. Should your item be damaged, carefully document it on the delivery receipt and contact us immediately.

Important Notes Regarding Item Shipment

  • Please contact us with any questions regarding shipment of your item
  • Please check the cartons when they are delivered. Should your item be damaged, carefully document it on the delivery receipt and contact us immediately.
  • If you wish to return a standard item (custom or previously installed items are not returnable), please send an email to return@mantelsdirect.com within 30 days of delivery for a return authorization. The item must be returned in sellable condition in original packaging, freight pre-paid.