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Project by Ivan posted 1332 days ago 1498 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mahogany with 1/4” Wenge sandwhich. 4 coats of Shellac.

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sras

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#1 posted 1332 days ago

Looks like a beautiful design! How big is it? Any special mounting tricks or a mirror that big?

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#2 posted 1332 days ago

Looks good. My wife would love this….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 1332 days ago

I believe it is 3ft x 5ft. I used a french cleat on the back to mount it to the wall. Enabled me to slightly recess the cleat and tie in the sides to the top, giving it some reinforcement. Plus you just mount and level the wall cleat and then literally hang the mirror on the wall, took all of a minute to hang.

-- "Do it right the first time, you'll just kick yourself later..."

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#4 posted 1332 days ago

Nice looking mirror.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 1331 days ago

Nice job Ivan.

A french cleat definitely seems like the way to go on something of that size. Ultra strong, since you can tie into the studs, as well as it being much easier to hold up a 2×4 (or whatever you used) than a large, heavy mirror.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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