Grist Mill – Pale Honey

Experience Timeless Elegance with Grist Mill – Pale Honey Mantel by Lexington Hearth: A Perfect Blend of Craftsmanship and Style

Product Description

Elevate your space with the Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel, meticulously crafted by Lexington Hearth. This stunning piece captures the essence of a 6″ x 5.75″ beam, showcasing exquisite details, weathered woodgrain, and a Pale Honey finish that mirrors the golden hues of aged bourbon.

Product Features

Intricate details on all exposed edges
Retains the natural beauty of wood without splinters
Non-combustible cast concrete mix
Includes mounting bracket and fasteners
Individually hand-painted

Product Specifications

Material: Crafted from high-quality non-combustible cast concrete mix.


60” Length: 60 inches (152.4 cm) and weighs 69 lbs (31.3 kg).
72” Length: 72 inches (182.9 cm) and weighs 86 lbs (39 kg).
Finish: Pale Honey – A warm, golden finish that replicates the rich tones of aged bourbon.

Craftsmanship: Intricate detailing on all exposed edges, showcasing the artistry of a 6″ x 5.75″ beam.

Woodgrain: Weathered woodgrain texture, providing a rustic yet refined aesthetic.

Safety: Non-combustible material ensures a safe and secure addition to your home.

Installation: Includes a mounting bracket and fasteners for easy installation.

Painting: Individually hand-painted to add a personalized touch and enhance the mantel’s overall appeal.

Installation Options

Versatile Mounting:
The Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel by Lexington Hearth offers versatile mounting options, allowing you to choose between wall mounting or as a floating mantel for a personalized touch to your space.

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application


Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Wall Clearance:

Maintain a minimum clearance of 6 inches (15.24 cm) between the back of the Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel and the nearest combustible wall surface.
For non-combustible walls, a minimum clearance of 3 inches (7.62 cm) is recommended.
Floor Clearance:

Ensure a clearance of at least 12 inches (30.48 cm) from the base of the mantel to the floor surface.
Ceiling Clearance:

Maintain a minimum clearance of 12 inches (30.48 cm) between the top of the mantel and the ceiling.
Mantel Shelf Height:

Customize the mantel shelf height to your preference, with recommended heights ranging between 48 inches (121.92 cm) and 60 inches (152.4 cm) above the floor for optimal visual appeal.
Side Clearance:

Allow a minimum clearance of 6 inches (15.24 cm) between the outer edges of the mantel and any adjacent walls or furniture.


Limited warranty

Product Highlights

The Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel by Lexington Hearth Mantels embodies a harmonious fusion of artisanal craftsmanship and aesthetic allure. Molded directly from a 6″ x 5.75″ beam, this mantel meticulously captures every nuance and detail of the original, featuring deep weathered woodgrain, tool marks, insect damage, saw marks, checks & splits, and character knots. The Pale Honey finish, reminiscent of the golden tones of well-aged bourbon, adds a touch of warmth to any space with its light brown base color, honey mid-tones, pale grey shadows, and finished with cream highlights. The result is a mantel that not only exudes natural beauty but also radiates a timeless elegance that transforms your living space into a sanctuary of sophistication.

Crafted with precision in the USA, the Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel goes beyond its captivating appearance. Its non-combustible cast concrete mix ensures durability, offering the charm of wood without the concern of splinters. The mantel comes in two versatile lengths, 60” (69 lbs) or 72” (86 lbs), and is accompanied by a mounting bracket and fasteners for convenient installation. Each piece is individually hand-painted, showcasing a commitment to detail that sets it apart. Whether enhancing a traditional or contemporary setting, this mantel stands as a testament to Lexington Hearth’s dedication to creating mantels that not only adorn homes but also elevate them to new heights of sophistication.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Lexington Hearth Mantels stands as a distinguished manufacturer in the realm of premium fireplace mantels, renowned for its commitment to superior craftsmanship and timeless design. Founded with a passion for creating focal points that transcend the ordinary, the company has become a hallmark of quality and sophistication in the industry.

Based in Lexington, KY, Lexington Hearth Mantels takes pride in its American roots, crafting each mantel with meticulous attention to detail and a dedication to using high-quality materials. The company’s product line reflects a harmonious blend of traditional charm and modern aesthetics, ensuring that each piece not only enhances the warmth of a home but also adds a touch of elegance to the surrounding space.

Lexington Hearth Mantels’ commitment to excellence extends beyond aesthetics. The utilization of non-combustible cast concrete mix in its mantels ensures durability and safety, offering customers the beauty of natural wood without the drawbacks. With a focus on delivering both style and substance, the company has established itself as a trusted name for those seeking mantels that embody craftsmanship, sophistication, and a timeless appeal.

As a customer-centric brand, Lexington Hearth Mantels continues to evolve and innovate, staying true to its mission of providing mantels that stand as focal points of enduring beauty in homes across the country.


Q: Is the Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel made from real wood?
A: No, the mantel is crafted from a non-combustible cast concrete mix that replicates the look of real wood.

Q: What is the Pale Honey finish like?
A: The Pale Honey finish resembles the pale golden color of bourbon after aging, featuring light brown, honey mid-tones, pale grey shadows, and cream highlights.

Q: Can I customize the dimensions of the mantel?
A: Currently, the mantel is available in fixed lengths of 60” or 72”.

Q: Is the Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel suitable for outdoor use?
A: It is recommended for indoor use only due to the materials used in its construction.

Q: Does the mantel come with mounting hardware?
A: Yes, each mantel includes a mounting bracket and fasteners for convenient installation.

Q: What are the weight differences between the 60” and 72” mantels?
A: The 60” mantel weighs 69 lbs, while the 72” mantel weighs 86 lbs.

Q: How is the Pale Honey mantel different from other finishes?
A: The Pale Honey finish specifically replicates the golden hues found in aged bourbon barrels.

Q: Can I paint or stain the mantel further?
A: It is not recommended, as the mantel comes with a carefully hand-painted finish.

Q: Is the Grist Mill – Pale Honey mantel made in the USA?
A: Yes, the mantel is proudly crafted in the United States.

Q: What kind of warranty is offered with the mantel?
A: Warranty information is available on the product page; please refer to the provided details.

Q: Are there installation instructions included with the mantel?
A: Yes, detailed installation instructions are provided.

Q: Can the mantel be installed over a fireplace with a gas insert?
A: Yes, the mantel is designed for use with various fireplace types, including gas inserts.

Q: Is the Pale Honey finish durable?
A: Yes, the finish is durable and resistant to wear and tear.

Q: Can I use the mantel in conjunction with a TV mount?
A: The mantel is not designed to support the weight of a TV; it is recommended to consult with a professional for TV installations.

Q: How should I clean and maintain the Pale Honey mantel?
A: Regular dusting with a soft cloth is recommended; avoid abrasive cleaners.