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Project by Woodwrecker posted 1941 days ago 2090 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Take two REALLLLLY old unframed mirrors abandoned at the curb crying out for rescue. Add some reclaimed oak for frames with nice plywood backing.
Cut miters, join pieces, sand, sand, sand, stain, ploy and voila, another 100 years of life.
Total project cost, at max 10 bucks.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#1 posted 1941 days ago

Great recycle. Nice job on the frames.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#2 posted 1941 days ago

Great save Woodwrecker.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 1941 days ago


-- It's not a sickness, i can stop buying tools anytime.

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#4 posted 1940 days ago

You will have to change your name to woodsaver. Good save

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1940 days ago

GREAT…I love the whole project…the photos look great too…very artistic putting mirrors in diff spots…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#6 posted 1940 days ago

I really enjoy seeing projects like this. Saving wood from being burned or turned into trash is a real winner in my book. And the frames look pretty good as well.

Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 1940 days ago

Clever idea with the pocket screws—those will never come apart.
Nice work.


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#8 posted 1940 days ago

Very nice project indeed. The mirrors found their fate at last in a noble person. Thanks for giving various pictures of the mirrors and I appreciate putting trash into good use. God bless you.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 1940 days ago

I love it when people reclaim the old stuff for continued use or even a brand new use. Good work.

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#10 posted 1940 days ago

Nice save. I’m a fan of reclaiming. You gotta love the small expenses too.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#11 posted 1940 days ago

nice weather!

I really like the idea of recliaming lumber, and materials, and bringing things back to life (even in a different form) – so much better than adding them to the landfill pile, where they are wasted, and add to the overall overhead in so many different ways.

and it even looks great!!!

nice find.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#12 posted 1481 days ago

Nice ,smooth and easy

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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