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Project by Andy posted 09-13-2007 09:10 PM 2582 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this mirror for my wife, Marilyn. It is modified from a plan I found in issue #7 of Woodworking Magazine It is Quarter Sawn White Oak with inlaid Maple discs and raised Walnut accents. The joints are true mortise and tenon with Walnut pins that are diamond crowned on the tops.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#1 posted 09-13-2007 09:15 PM

Very nice. Good photo too!

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

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#2 posted 09-13-2007 09:21 PM

I really like the style and workmanship. The photo is artistic as well. Thanks for posting.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#3 posted 09-14-2007 01:38 AM

Nice work. Mi wife wants one to, care to give out the plans?

-- bryano

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#4 posted 09-14-2007 02:24 AM

Great work; you’re a true craftsman! Thanks for sharing.

-- Robb

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#5 posted 09-14-2007 08:44 AM

Andy your talents are a welcome addition to the Lumber Jocks Community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 09-14-2007 09:28 AM

this is awesome… and it’s tall… all the details on it are beautiful. What a treasure

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 09-15-2007 12:13 AM

John, you have the eye for detail. I like this piece very much. The contrast of the Maple discs with the vertical lines routed through them is a great touch. What a great photo.

I’ve added you to my Buddies List because I don’t want to miss any of your work.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#8 posted 09-15-2007 01:16 AM

I thank everyone here for all the kind words. Your support is great.Thanks

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#9 posted 09-15-2007 04:14 AM

Great Mirror Andy. It’s a very nice design and finishing touches.

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

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#10 posted 09-17-2007 03:53 AM

Yup, Don. I’m adding him too. Already my favorites list from Andy is growing long. I don’t want to miss a trick!
And look, He’s from Oregon – double bonus.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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