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Project by pimpson posted 06-24-2012 04:39 AM 3128 views 32 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My little sister is getting married this summer and the only thing that I had seen on her registry that I had a chance of being able to make was a mirror. So I decided to go for it after seeing a post from Dave Clause a fellow LumberJock. The mirror is 16” tall by 25” wide. The frame is 23” tall by 42” wide. It’s a good project to burn up those scrap pieces of wood that you can’t bare to throw in a fire place. The woods are cherry, sapele, bubinga, koa, zircote, western maple and eastern maple.

dave clause’s page
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/64503





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BenI

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#1 posted 06-24-2012 05:58 AM

Very cool, unique look but came out great! good job!

-- Ben from IL

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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 06-24-2012 08:08 AM

Yes, I like it…nice work or play…

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 06-24-2012 10:26 AM

Magnificant mirrow,wonderful present.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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tyskkvinna

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#4 posted 06-24-2012 01:02 PM

Absolutely love this! I’m sure your sister will too. Such a thoughtful wedding gift, and it will look really wonderful no matter how they decorate their house.

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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EmeraldDragon

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#5 posted 06-24-2012 02:24 PM

Very beautiful!

-- There are countless woodworking plans but have you checked out God's plan? Jeremiah 29:11

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#6 posted 06-24-2012 03:50 PM

Very nice and creative.

...rookieII

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#7 posted 06-24-2012 05:57 PM

Great mirror!!

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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rasp

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#8 posted 06-24-2012 08:58 PM

that’s fantastic

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Steve

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#9 posted 06-24-2012 11:10 PM

Very nice! I’m curious as to how you put it together. Did you glue it all together at once, or do the 4 sides separately then put them together, or some other method?

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA - http://www.TheCarmichaelWorkshop.com

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pimpson

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#10 posted 06-25-2012 12:00 AM

Steve I glued it as four separate sections then squared it all up and glued the four sections together

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#11 posted 06-25-2012 12:20 AM

Way to make scrap into art. Love it!

-- -- Don from PA

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#12 posted 06-25-2012 12:48 AM

That was all scrap wood? I can’t tell the thickness. Some resemble pen blanks, it would take tons. Looks good.

-- Chris-Woodstock, Illinois

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#13 posted 06-25-2012 01:13 AM

Outstanding! I really like this piece!

-- Follow my woodworking adventures in The Second Wind Workshop, http://secondwindworkshop.blogspot.com/

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Thepps

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#14 posted 06-25-2012 02:35 AM

Very creative! I love it!

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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cgrooms

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#15 posted 06-25-2012 04:36 PM

That’s an awesome piece.

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