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Solid Oak Mantel Beam - 4x8 | Funky Chunky Furniture
Solid Oak Mantel Beam - 4x8 | Funky Chunky Furniture
Solid Oak Mantel Beam - 4x8 | Funky Chunky Furniture
Solid Oak Mantel Beam - 4x8 | Funky Chunky Furniture
Solid Oak Mantel Beam - 4x8 | Funky Chunky Furniture

4x8 Oak Mantel Beam (9.5x19.5cm)

Our deepest profile oak mantel beam, creating a chunky statement above any fireplace.
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Height: 19.5cm
Depth: 9.5cm
Length: 30cm
Weight: Approx 5.4kg
Holding Weight: Up to 20kg
Finish in Images: English Oak
GTIN: 5059550002045

    Funky Chunky Furniture 4x8 Oak Mantel Shelf

    Our deepest profile oak mantel beam, creating a chunky statement above any fireplace.

    These oak mantels are handmade from solid air-dried oak timber. With 14 different lengths, and two fine wax finish colours, as well as an unwaxed option. You choose the mantel beam to suit you. All fixings are provided with pre-installed keyholes in the back. And full fitting instructions for easy installation. Create your own Funky Chunky Shelf today.


    Solid. Chunky. Unique. Durable. Rustic.

    • Depth: 9.5cm
    • Height: 19.5cm
    • Length: Selection from 30cm - 160cm
    • Timber Type: Solid oak
    • Wax Colour: Selection of 2 colours, plus an unwaxed option
    • Fixings Included: Yes
    • Suitable For: All wall types (specialist fixings may be required)
    • Holding Weight: Up to 20kg

    For inspiration and to see what our floating mantel beams look like in customers' homes check out these pictures of our mantels in real homes. Some great shelfie and fireplace inspiration. 


    Unlike other oak mantels on the high street, Funky Chunky Furniture shelves are designed to last a lifetime.

    Remarkable handmade quality. Rivals costlier high-end brands.
    Only chunky solid wood furniture. No cheap man made materials.
    Durable wax finish. Easy to maintain.
    Keyhole fixings included. Simple instructions to follow.
    Heavy load bearing. Up to 20kg with a good solid fix.


    Solid Oak Mantel


    These oak mantel beams are handcrafted from the very best quality solid oak timber. The timber is air-dried and will therefore continue to dry out as it settles into its new environment. You can expect some movement to occur during this time.

    Each oak mantel is cut to size and finished in our workshop. This leaves in lots of natural, rustic timber characteristics and features. Mother Nature's own stamp of approval.

    In this timber you can expect to find splits, cracks, knots, shakes, waney edges, bows and twists along with sticker shadows and machine marks in keeping with the rustic style. These are the qualities that set our oak mantels apart from the rest. And due to the nature of solid wood every mantel will be different. Truly unique. One of a kind. Rustic timber.

    You can expect to see some movement within the oak as it settles in to its new environment. Please note that placing your item above or near to a heat source can cause this movement to exaggerate the timbers natural features further, particularly splits, cracks and twists.

    But that's not it. The main feature is the stunning wood grain running through the timber. And the growth rings are plain to see on the ends.

    All sizes and weights given are approximate. As we only use natural, solid timber, measurements can change slightly from one piece to another.

    Fine Wax Finishes

    To finish these chunky oak mantel beams, we use your choice of one of our supreme wax polishes.

    Wax not only makes the timber look good, but it is also very durable. You can easily wipe away spillages. And cleaning is very simple. Just wipe with a clean cloth and warm water then leave to dry. But never use harsh chemical cleaners.

    The finish is professionally applied with the highest attention to detail. And as the wax soaks into the different grains and features it enhances their look and brings them to life. The colours are:

    • English Oak
    • Smoke Oak

    We also have our un-waxed option, ideal if you have your own finish to apply:

    • Natural Oak

    When viewing on screen colours can look different from one screen to another. Because you want the perfect colour for your home these finishes are available to purchase as small samples.


    Excellent, exactly as described. Ideal for what we wanted. Very good quality and price.


    Steven on 


    Future Maintenance with Wax Care Packs

    We have wax care packs available to keep your shelves looking their best.

    They're also brilliant for fixing damage. A small amount of wax will fix a scratch. Order your wax care pack here.

    Strong Fixings & Easy Installation


    These floating oak mantel beams come supplied with all the fixings you need. With this fitting method we would recommend fixing to solid wall types only. With the help of a professional joiner or skilled DIY enthusiast they can be fitted to timber frame walls as well. Please note we are unable to guarantee the shelves if they are installed into alternative wall types.

    To help you with the installation we also have fitting video guides available. Click on the video below or go to our YouTube Channel.

    Care & Clean


    Daily care of your Funky Chunky Furniture piece is really simple. Watch our 30second video to find out more. 

    As this item is made from air-dried oak, it is not suitable for insetting into, or sealing onto the wall, doing so may cause the timber to move in an unnatural way. Please note that we cannot guarantee the shelves if installed using any alternative fitting methods.


    Turnaround & Delivery


    As these solid oak mantels are handmade we do require some time for manufacturing. This will normally take 2-3 working days. They will then be dispatched and will usually be delivered within 1-2 working days (2-3 days for European addresses) providing that there are no courier delays. It is important to open your delivery as soon as it is received so that this can be checked over, and so that the wood can breathe.

    Orders with multiple items will be dispatched according to the longest lead time. To receive your quicker lead time items without having to wait, just place separate orders.

    • Estimated delivery UK mainland: 3-5 working days
    • Estimated delivery remote UK, Islands and Ireland: 4-6 working days
    • Estimated delivery Europe: 4-7 working days

    If you would like to return the order, please contact us within 14 days of receiving the order.

    See More Oak Shelves

    See Our Shelving Ranges

    If you have any questions about our shelving, take a look at our FAQs page.


    Height : 19.5cm

    Depth : 9.5cm

    Length : 30cm

    Weight : Approx 5.4kg

    Holding Weight : Up to 20kg

    Finish in Images : English Oak

    GTIN : 5059550002045

    Brand : Funky Chunky Furniture

    Condition : New

    Product Code : FCF-4411