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Last week I removed the old varnish and stain from the mantle and refinished with a light oak stain and two coats of varathane. I painted the carvings which really makes them stand out now. On the side I stenciled some feathers since it is a display shelf for my carved birds. Now the beautiful wood grain shows through. At Christmas I think it will look lovely with some lights also.

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