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Project by mrtrim posted 12-09-2007 04:13 PM 1667 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i built this wall shelf for a friend. she loved it and a few days later called and asked if she brought me a piece of mirror if icould make a frame for it out of similar wood i said ok . so she brings me a mirror she had cut 36×36
well the shelf is 34 …. lol i made the frame and took the mirror back to the glass shop and had it recut and polished and heres the finished product . well almost finished the mirror should have been cleaned before i took the pic . lol

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#1 posted 12-09-2007 04:23 PM

Shelf looks good. What finish did you use?

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#2 posted 12-09-2007 04:51 PM

Beautiful wood, finish and design.

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#3 posted 12-09-2007 06:03 PM

Nice work, I really like the mirror.

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#4 posted 12-10-2007 02:03 AM

Kind of a 40’s retro look but with an upgraded blond finish. That is some nice wood. Good design work.

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#5 posted 12-10-2007 04:24 AM

thanks guys k j i used a spar varnish

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#6 posted 12-10-2007 10:56 AM

I really like the design and finish – good work.

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

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#7 posted 12-10-2007 01:24 PM

That is nice.

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#8 posted 12-10-2007 01:44 PM

wow. this is gorgeous.

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#9 posted 12-10-2007 03:28 PM

Sweet. Nice build up. Looks like you are keeping quite busy.

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#10 posted 12-10-2007 09:07 PM

Real nice looking shelf, Mr. Trim, did you use french cleats to hang it? ,mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 12-10-2007 10:09 PM

Very neat Trim.

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

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#12 posted 12-11-2007 01:29 AM

thanks everyone mike i dont use a french cleat i cut a piece of deadwood that fits between the top and the bottom and mount it to the wall first slide the shelf onto it and attach the shelf to it a cleat would work if the wall was nice and flat though .

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