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Project by wormhole posted 2021 days ago 1161 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut and Curly Maple. The pictures don’t quite do the curly maple justice. My wife did the etching on the mirror glass.

-- Brian





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Tom Goodman

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#1 posted 2021 days ago

Great job. Your wife did a great job on the etching too. I just started two mirrors & frames myself and I might consider some kind of etching as well.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. woodworkertom@gmail.com

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FlWoodRat

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#2 posted 2021 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous. Nice job

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lightweightladylefty

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#3 posted 2020 days ago

Very, very nice! Great teamwork. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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NeoDon

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#4 posted 1964 days ago

Grabbed my eye right off the bat, extremely nice great team work.
Thanks for sharing. I am about to make for the first time a similar mirror
as a cover to my new medicine cabinet in my new bathroom remodel.

I am thinking of using European style hinges, mortising out for them, as
I would like the mirror to sit flush against the wall. I don’t want people to
readily see that it is a door and not just a mirror. I will use a magnet latch
to keep it closed.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
And Again Great Job

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NeoDon

49 posts in 2008 days


#5 posted 1964 days ago

By the way, how did you join the mitered corners?

I have a kregg jig and a biscuit joiner, will I get same result with these?
I’m completely new to furniture stuff.

Thanks

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wormhole

15 posts in 2204 days


#6 posted 1964 days ago

NeoDon,
Thanks for the comments. I like your idea for your cabinet door.
The miters are just glue. The frame was a little thin for me to comfortably use biscuits; and I figured it was just going up on the wall and wouldn’t be taking any abuse. I have used the kregg and biscuits on a larger frame before, and they worked well. just be sure to clamp the mating pieces flat while you are putting in the screw, the pocket screw may pull one piece up and out of alignment when you tighten it up.
Good Luck!

-- Brian

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