Arched Mirror

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Project by Bob Areddy posted 02-04-2009 03:07 PM 2208 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I moved into my first house in August 2002, my first purchase was a 57” TV… my 2nd purchase was a table saw, and I started building….

So my dad had some old hand rails from an office of his. REALLY nice oak. I still have some pieces left over, and now that I know what the hell I’m doing, I wish I waited to make something out of them. They were 1.5” x 8” x 15’ long. I think I had 4 of them. Really tight grained, heavy oak.

But instead, I milled them down and made 2 projects. The first was this arched mirror that still hangs in my dining area.

Back then I detailed almost every cut. For those pictures, please see

-- --Bob

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#1 posted 02-04-2009 03:17 PM

Very nice. I made a mantel that looks very similar to the shelf on your mirror. Made it for a fake fireplace that is now a plant repository…but the owner really liked it and it still resides in the same place.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 02-04-2009 03:50 PM

That is a great looking peice.

-- Hope Never fails

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#3 posted 02-04-2009 03:55 PM

Really nice work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 02-04-2009 04:43 PM

Great looking mirror! You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 02-04-2009 11:12 PM

nice looking mirror…..great job

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#6 posted 02-04-2009 11:30 PM

thats a smasher ( not literally) looks good enough for my pitch errr house.LOLAlistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 02-10-2009 07:45 AM

Very nice design : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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