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Shadow Box Mirror (Set of 3)

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Project by SPHinTampa posted 01-20-2009 03:12 AM 3821 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Wanted three large mirrors, did not like the designer mirrors price of $700 a piece.

Construction:
- Made frames from red oak, joined at base using dowels – 27” x 72”
- Routed 3/4” x 1/4” rabbet into frame
- Sanded and finished frames – minwax mahogany red 225 (3 coats) + minwax satin poly
- Insert mirror and 1/4” mdf as backer
- Use triangular corner braces with pocket screws to keep sides square and to hold mirror and backer in place
- Hung using OOK hardware (2×100lbs hooks)

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn





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Tom Goodman

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#1 posted 01-20-2009 03:32 AM

Really nice looking mirrors and I bet you only spent around 10% of the $700.00 each on these. And it’s made the way you want it.

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

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#2 posted 01-20-2009 10:52 AM

looks great.

-- making sawdust....

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asmang

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#3 posted 06-08-2009 03:41 AM

Very nice!

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#4 posted 06-08-2009 03:45 AM

Hey shawn
great job looks super

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 08-16-2010 05:54 PM

Look great and well done. Nice to save money on stuff you can do your self!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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