|Project by SlideRule||posted 04-06-2016 08:16 AM||857 views||0 times favorited||1 comment|
This is a Greene and Greene ish mirror. It’s made from white oak with black walnut for the splines (ebony is a bit spendy for me, and we have another piece of oak and walnut that I made next the mirror). Finished it with wiping varnish.
The horizontal rails are about 1/8” thicker than the verticals to create a bit of a shadow line there. I made the groove for the mirror with the Veritas Small Plow Plane. The pieces are joined with “hidden half lap joints” put together with screws only so that I can replace the mirror if it ever breaks.
I used recessed keyholes on the back to hang it on the wall securely.
I made the splines and mortises by hand. They are only glued to the verticals to allow for wood movement.