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Project by redryder posted 06-14-2012 11:12 PM 2245 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another trip to the antique stores. Found a few old knobs to mount around a new mirror.
Beveled mirror from Walmart.
Milled live edge cedar frame.
Logs from the forest for a shelf.
Four coats of polyurethane.
Rustic style mirror…..................

-- mike...............

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 06-15-2012 12:20 AM


That looks So COOL!

You can see behind you too!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 06-15-2012 02:30 AM

Very unique.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#3 posted 06-15-2012 12:17 PM

That is just the uniquest (new word) mirror I have ever seen.

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#4 posted 06-15-2012 12:24 PM

Very creative, I like it. When I saw the title, my first thought was “why does one need a mirror in the shop?”

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#5 posted 06-15-2012 01:12 PM

Like it, great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 06-15-2012 01:16 PM

That looks like it fits your shop like a glove! Although my first thought was the same as Bingham… very cool

-- Chris G. ; Los Angeles, CA

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#7 posted 06-15-2012 04:34 PM

I’ll get to the mirror in a minute but first, a red anodized diamond plate receptacle cover ??? Is this nascar meets victorian plumbing with rustic flare ? I LOVE IT ! The mirror is strangely appealing but balanced also. Some beverly hill’s designer would pay truck loads of cash for that.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#8 posted 06-15-2012 05:42 PM

that was a cheap version of double the shop space …. LOL
but I like it .. thanks for sharing the nostalgic idea :-)


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#9 posted 06-15-2012 09:39 PM

I have alot of mirrors in my shop but there all stuck back in a corner in the some day I will need them section.

-- My theroy in wood working will be. If I'm not enjoying doing it i won't do it.

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#10 posted 06-15-2012 10:33 PM

Pretty darn unique, the old time hardware has its day in the sun again…......I wonder if this would fit in a porta potty?

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#11 posted 06-17-2012 09:49 AM

Great job! Very unique and where did you get that red outlet cover?

-- Rodman

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#12 posted 06-18-2012 06:33 AM

I’ve had a lot of compliments and interest in my diamond plate outlet covers (in many different colors)............

-- mike...............

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#13 posted 06-18-2012 06:46 PM

Hey Mike!

Those AC Plate Covers are SO COOL!
Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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