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Mirror with shelf

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Project by jtworkshop posted 971 days ago 805 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this mirror out of basic discarded pine and the shelf out of a broken piece of baseboard trim which I sanded smooth, then blackened the edge of it using black paint. The stain was made in two parts…the first part, which you see in the second photo, is made from boiling down beets, then adding a bit of Alum(found in baking aisle) and produces a reddish color. After that I used a coffee stain which I applied three times. The mirror w/frame is about 4ft wide.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 971 days ago

Good use of material it turned out fine.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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bob62

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#2 posted 970 days ago

I the fact that you recycled the lumber for this project. Good Job

-- Robert, Mississippi, http://www.lunberjocks.com

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