French Mantels

Elevate Your Fireplace Elegance with French Mantels by Forshaw: Timeless Artistry, Meticulous Craftsmanship

Product Description

Immerse your space in the timeless beauty of French Mantels by Forshaw. Crafted with precision and adorned with intricate carvings, these mantels bring an air of sophistication to any room.

Product Features

Detailed Carvings and Overlays
Skillful Cabinetmaking
Graceful Lines and Proportions
Custom Sizing Available

Product Specifications


Length of Shelf: 5ft. 7in.
Width of Shelf: 7 – 9 3/4in.
Height: 3ft. 9in.
Wood Opening Dimensions: 4ft. 2in. (Width) x 3ft. 0in. to 3ft. 2 1/2in. (Height)

Length of Shelf: 5ft. 3in.
Width of Shelf: 9in – 11 1/2in.
Height: 3ft. 9in.
Wood Opening Dimensions: 4ft. 2in. (Width) x 3ft. 0in. to 3ft. 2 1/2in. (Height)

Installation Options

Choose from flush mounting or other custom options

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application


Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Cavity Measurements:

When measuring for installation:

Width and Height: Measure the width and height of the fireplace opening or the wall space where the mantel will be installed to ensure compatibility.

Depth: Measure the depth of the wall space or the fireplace to prevent the mantel from protruding excessively into the room.

Installation Guidelines:

Follow the manufacturer’s installation guidelines and recommendations for the chosen mantel model. These guidelines provide explicit instructions on proper installation, covering clearances and measurements.

Custom Sizing:

For custom mantels, Forshaw Mantels offers a custom calculator for sizing. Utilize this tool to input specific dimensions, receiving tailored recommendations for your space.


Limited warranty

Product Highlights

Step into the enchanting ambiance of Forshaw’s French Mantels, where meticulous craftsmanship converges with exquisite design. Handcrafted with precision, these wood mantels showcase intricate carvings, overlays, and masterful cabinetmaking techniques. The result is a collection that exudes timeless elegance, featuring graceful lines and proportions that seamlessly integrate into a variety of room settings. Elevate the aesthetic appeal of your fireplace with the sophisticated allure of Forshaw’s French Mantels, each piece a testament to the artistry and dedication woven into every detail.

Immerse your home in the allure of French Mantels by Forshaw. These meticulously handcrafted wood mantels boast detailed carvings, overlays, and a high degree of skillful cabinetmaking. With graceful lines and proportions, they are suitable for various room settings, adding timeless elegance to your fireplace.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Since its inception in 1925, Forshaw Mantels has stood as a pioneering force in the industry, specializing in the meticulous craftsmanship of wood mantels. The company’s enduring commitment to quality and artistry is reflected in its diverse array of styles, ranging from the timeless allure of French and Adam designs to the classic elegance of American Colonial, the sleek modernity of Contemporary, and the historical resonance of Federal and Georgian styles. Forshaw Mantels caters to the unique preferences of discerning homeowners by offering custom sizing options, ensuring that each mantel is a perfect fit for the individual character and dimensions of their spaces. With a rich legacy of craftsmanship spanning nearly a century, Forshaw Mantels continues to be the trusted choice for those seeking unparalleled quality and tailored sophistication in their homes.


Q: What makes French Mantels by Forshaw unique?
A: French Mantels stand out with intricate carvings, overlays, and skillful craftsmanship.

Q: Can I customize the dimensions of the mantel?
A: Yes, all mantels can be custom-sized to fit your specific fireplace requirements.

Q: Is installation assistance provided?
A: Forshaw offers installation guidance, and custom options like flush mounting are available.

Q: What is the warranty on French Mantels?
A: Enjoy industry-leading warranty coverage for peace of mind.

Q: What fuel type do these mantels support?
A: French Mantels are designed for wood-burning fireplaces.

Q: Are there other styles available?
A: Yes, explore a range of styles, including Adam, American Colonial, Contemporary, Federal, and Georgian.

Q: Are these mantels suitable for modern home settings?
A: Yes, the French Mantels blend seamlessly with various room settings, including modern interiors.

Q: What are the maintenance requirements for these mantels?
A: Regular dusting and occasional polishing are usually sufficient to maintain the beauty of your mantel.

Q: Can I install the mantel by myself, or should I hire a professional?
A: While DIY installation is possible, professional installation is recommended for optimal results.

Q: How long does it take to receive a custom-sized mantel?
A: The timeline may vary, but our team will provide an estimate based on your specific requirements.

Q: Are the mantels suitable for gas fireplaces?
A: French Mantels are designed primarily for wood-burning fireplaces.

Q: What wood materials are used in crafting these mantels?
A: Forshaw uses high-quality wood materials, ensuring durability and a luxurious finish.