We have been able to do a few of these over the years. I think they are quite outstanding….from a “showing off” your natural piece of art point of view.
When we need to turn the corner for a return element of your mantel then we employ a “picture frame” corner.
In this picture you are looking at two different types of Pacific Yew. One being much darker than the other. Even though the live edge gives a natural flavor the sanded, rounded corner and joint give it a wonderful contrast.