Walnut Mirror

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Project by cstrang posted 01-30-2015 11:55 PM 1749 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When we were buying our new house last year we found ourselves in a lot of furniture and appliance stores. While in one of them, I found a mirror that looked somewhat similar to this (it was squares of mirror and wood rather than rectangles like I made) they wanted $250 for it and it was marked down from $500. I finally found a bit of free time to tackle making one. With an $11.00 mirror I got at a box store and some left over walnut veneer from my entertainment unit my walnut mirror was born. I cut the mirror into strips slightly larger than the opening and countersunk them into a piece on 1/2” MDF. I made some MDF blocks at different angles for the wood and then laminated them with walnut veneer then I finished with a few coats of lacquer.

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#1 posted 01-31-2015 12:01 AM

Nice job CS

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#2 posted 01-31-2015 12:17 AM

Nice and unique Candy.

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#3 posted 01-31-2015 12:48 AM

nice work! I really like it

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#4 posted 01-31-2015 02:04 AM

Sweet! Very modern!

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#5 posted 01-31-2015 11:30 AM

unique and very attractive – not sure how I feel about the vertical and horizontal grain

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#6 posted 01-31-2015 03:17 PM

Cool idea. I like it and I could see something like that hanging in my house. Hmmm, maybe….


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#7 posted 02-01-2015 05:56 AM

I like this modern ’’out of box’’ design.

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