Contemporary Mantels

Transform Your Space with Elegance: Discover Contemporary Mantels by Forshaw Mantels

Product Description

Explore our exquisite collection of Contemporary Mantels, meticulously handcrafted by Forshaw to enhance the aesthetic of your space

Product Features

Striking Modern Designs
Custom Sizing Options
Meticulous Handcraftsmanship
Versatile Styles to Complement Any Interior

Product Specifications


Installation Options

Professional Installation

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application


Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Clearance from the Firebox:
Local building codes typically specify the minimum distance between the mantel and the firebox.
a common clearance might be at least 6 inches from the top of the firebox opening to the bottom of the mantel.
2. Side Clearance:
There should be a certain distance between the sides of the firebox and the edges of the mantel.
A side clearance might be at least 6 inches on each side.
Cavity Measurements:
Measure the width and height of the cavity where the mantel will be installed.
Ensure that the mantel’s dimensions match the cavity dimensions, and there’s enough space for a proper fit.


Limited warranty

Product Highlights

ReadyBuilt’s Contemporary Mantels redefine modern fireplace aesthetics with striking designs that seamlessly blend form and function. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, these mantels feature sleek lines, innovative shapes, and versatile configurations, making them the perfect focal point for any contemporary interior. From the bold No. 499-A with its flush-facing design to the minimalist No. 490-A and the sleek No. 462-A, ReadyBuilt’s Contemporary Mantels offer a curated selection that complements diverse architectural preferences, allowing homeowners to elevate their living spaces with sophistication and style.

Designed for those seeking a harmonious balance between cutting-edge design and traditional craftsmanship, ReadyBuilt’s Contemporary Mantels boast precise measurements, customizable options, and a commitment to quality that has been upheld since 1925. With dimensions carefully detailed for optimal fit, these mantels provide a personalized touch to any fireplace, reflecting ReadyBuilt’s dedication to delivering timeless elegance and modern sophistication in every meticulously handcrafted piece.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Forshaw, a renowned manufacturer with a rich history, has been a prominent player in the fireplace industry, delivering high-quality mantels and related products. With a legacy dating back several decades, Forshaw has established itself as a trusted name, known for its commitment to craftsmanship and innovation. Specializing in a diverse range of mantels, including the popular Forshaw Mantel Collection, the company combines traditional artistry with contemporary design, offering homeowners a selection that seamlessly blends with various architectural styles.

Dedicated to meeting the evolving needs of its customers, Forshaw has consistently demonstrated a passion for excellence in the production of mantels. The Forshaw Mantel Collection showcases a fusion of classic and modern elements, providing homeowners with customizable options to suit their unique preferences. With an unwavering focus on quality and aesthetic appeal, Forshaw continues to be a leading choice for those seeking premium fireplace mantels that serve as timeless focal points in homes, embodying a perfect harmony of form and function.


Q: Are Forshaw mantels customizable to fit specific fireplace dimensions?
A: Yes, Forshaw mantels can be customized to fit individual fireplace requirements.

Q: What materials are used in crafting Forshaw mantels?
A: Forshaw mantels are meticulously handcrafted using high-quality wood materials.

Q: Can Forshaw mantels be installed by homeowners, or is professional installation recommended?
A: Forshaw recommends professional installation to ensure proper fitting and adherence to safety guidelines.

Q: How do I choose the right Forshaw mantel for my home’s aesthetic?
A: Forshaw offers a diverse Mantel Collection with various styles to suit different architectural preferences.

Q: Are Forshaw mantels suitable for both traditional and contemporary interior designs?
A: Yes, Forshaw mantels are crafted to seamlessly blend with a range of architectural styles, from classic to modern.

Q: Can Forshaw mantels be shipped internationally?
A: Forshaw may offer international shipping; customers should contact them directly for shipping details and costs.

Q: Are Forshaw mantels suitable for gas or electric fireplaces, or only wood-burning fireplaces?
A: Forshaw mantels are designed to be compatible with various fireplace types, including gas, electric, and wood-burning fireplaces.