Körner’s Folly is selling solid cedar mantels from trees that Jule may have actually planted! A cross-section of the tree’s rings indicates an age of approximately 120 years old, which means they were likely planted around 1890. At the time, Jule was living in Korner’s Folly with his family, and making extensive renovations to the property.
One cedar tree was removed two years ago after a terrible storm caused it to fall on the house. The second cedar tree was damaged during that storm and has since been taken down for safety. Subsequently, the Körner’s Folly Foundation salvaged the wood, creating 12 mantelpieces to benefit restoration. Eastern Red Cedar is known for its beautiful reddish-pink hue and non-deteriorative qualities, and it will certainly add rustic charm to any fireplace. There are only 10 mantels still available at $400 apiece, and they measure approximately 7′ by 14” by 6”. Call us today at (336) 996-7922 to reserve one of these unique historic treasures!
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Note: The pieces are not varnished or carved. Treating and fitting the wood will be the buyer’s responsibility.