Koa Wood Weave Mirror

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Project by OregonBurls posted 10-11-2010 08:54 PM 2541 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to give the illusion that the wood was weaving behind the mirror. The Koa diamonds took forever to rout and sand. Still learning. I finished the koa with lacquer. It is about 6’ long.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#1 posted 10-11-2010 09:11 PM

That is one very cool idea you have brought to life!

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

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#2 posted 10-11-2010 09:12 PM

Kewl, I love the design… very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#3 posted 10-11-2010 09:16 PM

“Still learning” Sounds like the perfect battle cry in this war we call LIFE! Nice job!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#4 posted 10-12-2010 12:18 AM

This turned out really cool Greg !

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#5 posted 10-12-2010 03:51 AM

Another beautiful project! Love the look very unique!
Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 10-12-2010 03:55 AM

I really like this! An excellent way to extend the Koa into a large piece.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 10-12-2010 06:26 AM


Did you find the mirror precut, or is that something of your own design?

If it is, I would be interested to learn how you cut it with such amazing results. Any method for cutting “non straight” lines in a mirror has turned out very poorly (chipped glass and such).


-- Imagination opens the gates of the universe. –William Patten

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#8 posted 10-12-2010 07:41 AM

Beautiful design!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#9 posted 10-12-2010 08:30 AM

Wow!!! Very cool indeed.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#10 posted 10-18-2010 11:46 PM

Nice one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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