The method for fixing a floating beam is via a steel rod bracket that slides into a pre-machined hole in the rear of the beam. It requires a small amount of DIY.We supply Oak Mantels etc. Whether it be a straightforward beam|a beam with corbels or a lintel or facia board for a doorway or window|we can tailor a Oak Fireplace to meet your requirements.We also manufacture dried oak beams, oak ceiling beams, oak rafters, oak mantel shelf, oak mantel and oak flooring.