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See what others are saying about New England Classic wainscoting, wall paneling, fireplace mantels, cornices and other products!




What can we say.  Absolutely great product.  Fits perfectly.

Bob 6-2023



January 2024

We are so very pleased with the outcome of this mantel installation, tell your team the did a great job.

B Fields



September 2023


Just wanted to say thank you for your great skill and customer service in personally working with us on the proper fit for our mantel. Photos are attached to show the fit. We are very pleased.



Hi Michael ,

I just wanted to let you know our new mantle looks amazing !  I attached a picture below thank you for all your help.

Matt F. July 2023






@bretthelshamdesigns, Project in NYC 



Before and after with the Lewisburg mantel.

Mark July 2022




Dining room remodel I will be doing some more rooms thanks for the help.

Howard D




I just wanted to say that from start to finish Mantelcraft made this purchase hassle-free. The surround is exceptionally well made and sturdy.  The paint option Is a bargain and looks beautiful.  There are no thin areas, scratches, or other issues. Installation was a breeze and really affixes the mantle to the wall well. This is truly a solid surround and gorgeous. 

May 2022








Hello, Up and done and I am SOOO PLEASED.  This was something my late husband and I had wanted to add for years but never really took the time to shop for.  Just wish he was here to enjoy it too.  My handyman who installed it was impressed with the piece and took down your website information.  He has a poured concrete chimney in his house….said a crane had to lift it in when house was built.  And though he is a professional handyman never got around to doing a mantel for himself.  The variety you offer and the French cleat strip made an impression with him.  And, it took him less time to hang the mantel than it did for him to install a laminate to carpet transition strip in a doorway!  So yes, well satisfied on this end. 

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T. Kelsey  


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Elevator Walls

"We just love it"

- Brenda 



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"We love it...We are very happy with the look, ease of installation, and especially cost."





"Love it. Perfect fit."

- Julie 





 Hartford Cherry Merlot mantel

"It looks fantastic! Please pass my thanks to the craftsman for his beautiful work."






We just finished our fireplace in the home we recently purchased.  Thought your company would appreciate seeing the before and after photos.
The quality of the fireplace mantel was great and we truly appreciated the thorough customer service.
Tammi R. 




Laura D. 




Ryley L. 

Montpelier Fireplace Mantels




Shirley D.



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 Pat D.



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Mantel Shelf




Donna R. -Thank you MantelCraft for my beautiful mantel!” 

Monticello Fireplace Mantel



Thad B. - Hartford Fireplace Mantel without Arch 




“We love the mahogany and the beautiful workmanship.... Thank you.  “

Hartford Fireplace Mantel with Arch

Jeanell R 

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We ordered the Victoria, and asked for some small customizing: putting on some appliques we ordered from Heartwood Carving, and an unusual paint color.

The mantle that arrived, well packaged and in perfect shape, far exceeded our expectations. A lot more detail and craftmanship than shown in the photos, a perfect paint job (no brush strokes showing), exact size we ordered, and with the modifications we had requested, perfectly executed.

The Customer Service person, Michael Richards, was responsive and knowledgeable. And he was able to tell us exactly what modifications could be made. I have no reservations recommending Mantelcraft. I'd buy from them again!


(Custom mantel with special appliques provided by customer in a custom paint finish.)


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Here are some before and after photos of our Master Bath. Thank you for your great product and service.

Mike Vanelli - New Jersey. 

Georgian Wood Mantel with a custom carving added by the customer Georgian Wood Mantel with a Cherry Cinnamon finish

Hello Mr. Richards,

I wanted to touch base with you. We are complete with our house remodel and I thought that I would forward some pictures showing your mantel and what it looked like as a completed project in our home. We are beginning to have family and friends back over (after a long remodel project) and all are very complimentary of your product. Thank you for your assistance - we are very pleased with the MantelCraft addition.

Best wishes for a Blessed Holiday Season and upcoming New Year !!

Dawson M - Fort Meyers, FL

(Note: MantelCraft is one of our sister sites)



This product was just beautiful and easy to use.  The best part of the transaction was the packaging and delivery of the product.  It was shipped using Old Dominion shipping company.  The product was packaged and protected so well that it would have taken a great deal of effort to harm the product.  Thank you Design The Space!

Sandra G - Giddings, Texas



Five Star Rating | Fireplace Mantels  Just Delighted!Georgetown Wood Mantel | Rustic


I rarely write reviews of purchases but in this case I must advise I am totally delighted with the Georgetown fireplace mantel you supplied.  The entire process from ordering to delivery was eeasy and the quality of the mantel itself exceeded my expectations.  I would unhesitatingly recommend you. 

Michael B - Centerville, Massachusetts  



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Classis Traditional  Raised Panel feature wall and a Killen Fireplace Mantel were both designed for this satisfied customer

Dear Richard:  I wanted to send you a couple of photos of the wall and mantel that you designed for me.  I couldn't be happier!  It looks exactly like I wanted it to - kudos to you and your team.  Thank you so much for making my dream come true!

Hariett H - Arvada, Colorado 


 Fireplace mantel | Before Remodeling Picture  

Shop for a Chalkville Mantel now, a great choice for a complete room or fireplace makeover project

High Quality and exactly as expected.  Totally changed the look of our family room from a Santa Fe style to a modern/traditional feel.  Easy to assembly, easy to install.

Michael A. - Las Vegas, Nevada  


Weathered Cedar Paneling in a rustic rec room remodel Rustic Plywood Paneling | Remodeling Ideas   Rustic Paneling on a feature wall

 Weathered Cedar Paneling

Michael, I purchased 4 sheets of weathered cedar rustic paneling and installed the paneling on one of our rec room walls. Then I added an old tin roof and old screen door. The theme is an old tackle shop; we still have some collecting and decorating to do.

The paneling is very realistic looking and easier and quicker to install than real rustic cedar. The paneling arrived well protected and undamaged.  Thanks for the quick shipping.

Don and Karen S - Coatesville, Pennsylvania 


Fireplace Mantel installed by consumer | DIY Fireplace Makeover

Hello! We are very happy with this mantel and wanted to thank you! 

Victo D - Huntsville, AL   


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 I've really enjoyed dealing with you and have finished installing the Wainscot and Panel system.  The project was a lot of fun.

Joe P - Fitchburg, Massachusetts 


Crestwood Mantel Shelf | Testimonial

A beautiful shelf, good quality and workmanship. 

Carla H - Enfield, Connecticut  


Testimonial Letter | Plywood Paneling


Plywood Paneling Project | Testimonial

Thank you for all of your knowledge and help with the oak paneling.  I greatly appreciate your patience with all of my questions.  My husband and I are very pleased with the look and quality of the paneling.  I'm so glad I continued by search and found you and your company.  With the way you helped me, I can see you are a great asset to your company.  I was glad to send the photos (above) so you could see how great the paneling looks.  Thank you, again!

Gladys K - Greenville, Ohio