Pale Honey

Crafted Elegance: Unveiling the Warm Glow of Pale Honey by Lexington Hearth Mantels

Product Description

Inspired by Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail, the Rickhouse mantel captures the essence of aged bourbon barrels with its Pale Honey finish. Meticulously molded from an old-growth timber, it boasts intricate details, non-combustible concrete mix, and a hand-painted touch, bringing warmth and charm to any space

Product Features

Intricate details on all exposed edges
Retains natural wood beauty without splinters
Non-combustible cast concrete mix
Includes mounting bracket and fasteners
Available in 60” or 72” lengths
Individually hand-painted

Product Specifications


Crafted from authentic 7.75” x 8” old-growth timber
Non-combustible cast concrete mix

Pale Honey finish inspired by the golden hues of aged bourbon barrels
Hand-painted for a unique and authentic touch
Design Details:

Bark-edge waning for a natural, rustic appearance
Mortice & tenon joinery for added structural integrity
Deep checking, knots, saw marks, and tooling marks for a weathered look
Exquisite wood-grain & end grains for a textured and authentic feel

Available in two lengths: 60” or 72”

Intricate details on all exposed edges
Retains natural wood beauty without splinters
Non-combustible cast concrete mix ensures safety
Includes a mounting bracket and fasteners for easy installation
Handcrafted Origin:

Made in the USA with meticulous attention to detail

Installation Options

Mounting Bracket and Fasteners:

The Pale Honey mantel includes a sturdy mounting bracket and all necessary fasteners for a secure and straightforward installation process.
Designed for easy mounting on various wall types, providing stability and peace of mind.

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application

N/A (Non-combustible cast concrete mix)

Clearances and Cavity Measurements


Top Clearance: Ensure a minimum clearance of 12 inches from the top of the Pale Honey mantel to the ceiling or any overhead structure.
Side Clearances: Maintain a minimum of 6 inches of clearance on each side of the mantel to adjacent walls or any other vertical surfaces.
Bottom Clearance: Allow for a clearance of at least 18 inches from the bottom of the mantel to the floor or any combustible flooring material.
Cavity Measurements:

Horizontal Cavity: When installing the Pale Honey mantel, ensure that the horizontal cavity on the wall accommodates the selected length of the mantel (either 60 inches or 72 inches).
Vertical Cavity: Verify that the vertical cavity between the mantel and the floor allows for the recommended bottom clearance and is sufficient for the overall height of the mantel.
Mantel Projection:

Forward Projection: Maintain a forward projection of the mantel from the wall, ensuring it does not interfere with any furniture or create a hazard in the room.
Side Projection: Consider the side projection of the mantel to ensure it aligns with the recommended side clearances.
Combustible Material Clearance:

Combustible Wall Materials: If the mantel is installed against a wall with combustible materials, ensure a minimum clearance of 6 inches between the mantel and the combustible surface.
Flooring Materials: Verify that the flooring materials around the mantel are non-combustible or have been appropriately protected to meet safety standards.
Heat-Resistant Backing:

Optional Heat-Resistant Backing: To enhance safety, consider installing a heat-resistant backing material on the wall behind the mantel, especially if it is placed near combustible materials.


Limited warranty

Product Highlights

Elevate your living space with the Pale Honey by Lexington Hearth Mantels, a masterpiece inspired by the storied bourbon aging warehouses of Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail. Meticulously molded from an authentic 7.75” x 8” old-growth timber, this mantel captures the natural allure of aged wood, featuring bark-edge waning, mortice & tenon joinery, deep checking, knots, saw marks, tooling marks, and exquisite wood-grain & end grains. The Pale Honey finish, reminiscent of the golden hues found in well-aged bourbon barrels, introduces a warm and inviting atmosphere to any room. With intricate details on all exposed edges and a non-combustible cast concrete mix, the Pale Honey mantel harmoniously blends rustic charm with modern durability.

Experience the perfect union of craftsmanship and functionality. Each Pale Honey mantel is individually hand-painted, ensuring a unique and authentic touch. The mantel not only retains the natural beauty of wood but does so without the worry of splinters. The versatile sizing options of 60” or 72” lengths provide flexibility for various spaces, while the inclusion of a mounting bracket and fasteners simplifies the installation process. Crafted in the USA, the Pale Honey by Lexington Hearth Mantels invites you to infuse your home with the timeless charm of bourbon country, creating a focal point that effortlessly combines sophistication and rugged appeal.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Lexington Hearth Mantels, based in the heart of Kentucky, is a distinguished manufacturer renowned for crafting premium mantels that redefine the aesthetic of interior spaces. With a commitment to blending tradition and innovation, the company draws inspiration from the rich heritage of Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail, infusing each piece with the warmth and character reminiscent of aged bourbon barrels.

At the core of Lexington Hearth Mantels is a dedication to impeccable craftsmanship. The company takes pride in molding mantels directly from old-growth timber, capturing the authentic features of wood, including bark-edge waning, mortice & tenon joinery, and deep checking. This attention to detail ensures that each mantel is a work of art, telling a story of nature’s beauty and timeless design.

Lexington Hearth Mantels goes beyond aesthetics, prioritizing functionality and durability. The use of non-combustible cast concrete mix in their mantels ensures both safety and longevity. Every piece is individually hand-painted, adding a unique touch that resonates with the brand’s commitment to excellence. Whether it’s the rustic charm of the Bluegrass Collection or the modern elegance of the Rickhouse series, Lexington Hearth Mantels invites customers to bring the spirit of Kentucky into their homes, creating spaces that blend sophistication with the rugged allure of bourbon country.


Q: Is the Pale Honey mantel made from real wood?
A: The Pale Honey mantel by Lexington Hearth Mantels is molded directly from an authentic old-growth timber, capturing the natural features of wood.

Q: What inspired the design of the Pale Honey mantel?
A: The design is inspired by the bourbon aging warehouses on Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail, with a focus on capturing the warmth and charm of aged bourbon barrels.

Q: Can I purchase the Pale Honey mantel in custom sizes?
A: Currently, the mantel is available in standard sizes of 60” or 72”. Custom sizes are not offered.

Q: Is the Pale Honey finish suitable for outdoor use?
A: The mantel is designed for indoor use only due to the intricate details and hand-painted finish.

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

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

Q: Is the Pale Honey mantel made in the USA?
A: Absolutely! The Pale Honey mantel is proudly crafted in the USA.

Q: What fuel type does the Pale Honey mantel use?
A: The mantel is made from a non-combustible cast concrete mix and does not require any fuel.

Q: Can the Pale Honey mantel be painted or stained?
A: The mantel is individually hand-painted, and additional painting or staining is not recommended.

Q: What kind of wood features does the Pale Honey mantel showcase?
A: The mantel features authentic wood details, including bark-edge waning, mortice & tenon joinery, deep checking, knots, saw marks, and tooling marks.

Q: Does the Pale Honey mantel come with a warranty?
A: Details about the warranty can be found in the Warranty/Disclaimer section on the webpage.

Q: Are there clearances and cavity measurements provided for installation?
A: Yes, clearances and cavity measurements are provided in the product documentation for easy installation.