Placed a Mirror in a hollow-core pocket door.

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Project by Everette Ponder Jr posted 01-19-2018 12:55 AM 1145 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cut the out a mirror size hole in the face of a hollow-core door. After cutting the cardboard away from the back side of the door I glued pine strips around the door between the face sheets. Then a 3/4 sheet of plywood was glued to the back inside face that I then doubled sided taped the mirror to. have not replace the trim at the time. I plant to place hard wood floors in the closet and the door may have to come back off the track.

-- Everette in Leicester, North Carolina

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#1 posted 01-19-2018 02:46 AM

Great idea, looks fantastic. Have had one for years and like that because it is in the middle the door is balanced. First design was a slide in from bottom. Worked good but wanted different style doors.

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#2 posted 01-19-2018 11:27 AM

Good idea….very nicely done.

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#3 posted 01-19-2018 04:52 PM

Good Thinking! Well Done Everrete!

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#4 posted 01-19-2018 07:38 PM

That is a great idea.

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Everette Ponder Jr

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#5 posted 02-04-2018 04:50 PM

The carpet tape did not hold. I think the steam from the shower caused it to let go. replaced with a indoor outdoor double side tape. will see how that works,

-- Everette in Leicester, North Carolina

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#6 posted 03-10-2018 12:03 AM

It’s been a some time since I replaced the carpet tape with double side tape and I think that was the way to go no troubles now.

-- Everette in Leicester, North Carolina

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