LumberJocks

Barn Board Mirror

  • Advertise with us
Project by Tyler posted 825 days ago 1558 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this idea/design from another project on LJs (http://lumberjocks.com/followyourheart/blog/19359) and added my own little tweaks. I only used three, but wider, back boards (as opposed to four on the other project), I turned the mirror so it was square, and didn’t cut any dados; I felt the small shelf was plenty sturdy without them. I also added a few wrought iron nails (seen in picture 3) for decoration only. They couldn’t even hold a feather, so screws were used to attach the cross bar and shelf to the back boards (picture 5). Today, my girlfriend and I finished it out by making and mounting the rabbeted frame for the mirror and putting the wire on the back for installation. It’s being donated to a Chinese auction our small town is holding. Critiques welcome… thanks for looking!

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"





3 comments so far

View Jamie Speirs's profile

Jamie Speirs

4118 posts in 1488 days


#1 posted 824 days ago

Nice save

A great design

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11316 posts in 1737 days


#2 posted 824 days ago

Nice job, Tyler. I love recycling ! It gives material NEW LIFE…................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View ~Julie~'s profile

~Julie~

572 posts in 1666 days


#3 posted 824 days ago

Hi Tyler (and girlfriend)
It’s nice to see I’ve inspired someone. I like your wrought iron nails, they add a special touch to the barn board.

-- ~Julie~ followyourheartwoodworking.blogspot.ca

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase