Zebrawood and Etched Glass Mirror - Bird

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Project by wormhole posted 05-04-2009 09:11 PM 1942 views 11 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Simple Zebrawood frame with white dyed wood inlay transitioning into acid etched glass mirror. Nothing too fancy; just cut and glued up the wood for best matching grain direction, biscuits used to help corner joints, shellac and wipe on satin varnish.

-- Brian

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#1 posted 05-04-2009 10:58 PM

This is just wonderful, may I ask you how you etched the mirror ?

I understand you used acid but which type and where did you buy it ?
And for the patterning, how did you mask out the non-etched area ?

Thanks a lot for sharing


-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage

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#2 posted 05-04-2009 11:12 PM

Hey Brian
Most creative Idea it looks great

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#3 posted 05-05-2009 12:48 AM

Fabulous! Great design, looks great!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 05-05-2009 01:31 AM

thanks all for the nice comments.
It’s called etching cream, and you should be able to get it a hobby/craft store. We used some vinyl/adhesive shelf liner as the mask.

-- Brian

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#5 posted 05-05-2009 02:14 AM

Very nicely done. Nice design. Thanks for sharing

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