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Project by Mike001 posted 06-07-2012 12:29 AM 1474 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some qtr sawn White Oak left from the Morris Chair so the Wife said we need a hall mirror/coat rack to upgrade the $5 pine second-hand piece we’ve had for years. Solid qtr sawn White Oak construction and eased the biscuit joined edges of the pieces with a slick plane to look paneled. One inch routed shelves and traditional corbels. The antique glass and brass door knobs were found at a flea market which actually got the whole idea brewing… The mirror came from the old coat rack. The oak is stained with danish dark walnut then a coat of “Armor-seal” from General Finishes. Very solid…and heavy. Fits well in the Colonial style house…That’s it…thanks.

-- "Always with Honor"





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#1 posted 06-07-2012 02:01 AM

Looks good, I love the look of qs oak.

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#2 posted 06-07-2012 01:29 PM

I like the doorknob coat hangers. My mom has a small collection of doorknobs like those; gives me an idea ! She could use something like this in her entry hall, too. Great job !

-- I'm so busy I don't know if I found a rope or lost a horse...

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#3 posted 06-07-2012 05:05 PM

Nice job, very creative on the use of knobs.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 06-07-2012 05:07 PM

very unique hall mirror and creative too.

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#5 posted 06-15-2012 11:37 PM

Inspiring work! I know it’s heavy – that’s a lot of oak hanging on the wall. The door knobs are are real artistic touch. Another great project.

-- TimV

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