Rustic Frame Mirror

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Project by Peter Oxley posted 11-05-2007 07:25 AM 1815 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A Christmas gift for my father-in-law. Reclaimed barnwood frame with reclaimed four-point barbed wire attached with reclaimed fencing staples. Don’t you love the word “reclaimed”? So much better than “old”, “rusty”, “used”. The mirror was not reclaimed. We shipped this FedEx, and it arrived undamaged!

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#1 posted 11-05-2007 08:37 AM

That is an impressive frame and mirror. If your father-in-law doesn’t like it – for whatever reason – just let me know and I’ll send my address, I really like it!

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

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#2 posted 11-05-2007 04:20 PM

Cool Peter!

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#3 posted 11-05-2007 04:22 PM

Yes, I really like “reclaimed”! Nice framework.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#4 posted 11-05-2007 04:44 PM

Very nice! Reclaimed is a beautiful word and usually less expensive than “new”

-- Spread love with our work

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#5 posted 11-05-2007 09:27 PM

My, Peter, that is RUST-ic. Good looking. I’ll bet he was happey with it.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 11-05-2007 11:15 PM

Unique, eyecatching (if you get too close!), wacky; I like that a lot. I’ve noticed they’re using the word ‘pre-owned’ over here instead of ‘used’ or ‘second-hand’.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#7 posted 11-05-2007 11:53 PM

Very creative piece. I’m sure that the style of this has some special meaning to the recipient.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#8 posted 11-06-2007 04:06 AM

I like it !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 11-06-2007 06:08 AM

“Pre-owned”, “gently used”, “new to you” ... I’m sure there are many more!

It’s not the sort of thing I usually build, but it was fun.

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#10 posted 11-06-2007 06:18 AM

Throw a rusty set of spurs and a chunk of horse hide on it and you’d think you live in the cowboy country.

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