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Pintodeluxe's Mirror - Stolen!

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Project by schroeder posted 07-02-2013 01:29 PM 1679 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife’s been waiting two years for me to build her a couple mirrors – she came home the other day from a garage sale with some hideous monstrosity of a mirror – which I immediately took as a hint that she really really wants me to get to work! – I had admired Pintodeluxe’s mirrors & their design – so, I stole them and his inlay method), did a quick Sketchup, and headed to the shop. Wanted them to compliment the cabinets I built originally, so used Black Walnut with Oak and Ebony accents, finished with poly seimi-gloss.

I guess I got bad glass tho, it distorts the reflection and looks like some fat old man looking back at me – weird!

Wife=HAPPY : Life = GOOD!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 07-02-2013 01:32 PM

You did a nice job on this. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 07-02-2013 01:44 PM

Great looking project—very nicely done. I’m sure it’s just a case of “imitation being the sincerest form of flattery.”

P.S. Boy, I sure know what you mean about “bad mirror glass”—they just don’t make things like they used to.
;-)

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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steliart

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#3 posted 07-02-2013 02:05 PM

very nice mirros you did there!
very nice job keeping the misses happy ;)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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JoeinGa

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#4 posted 07-02-2013 02:18 PM

Know what you mean about the defective mirror… lately when I look in mine, I see my DAD looking back at me :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Karson

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#5 posted 07-02-2013 04:47 PM

Did you make two of them or did you change sinks in the middle of the picture taking.

Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Underdog

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#6 posted 07-02-2013 04:59 PM

I don’t see no fat old man…

I see a good lookin’ mirror though.

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pintodeluxe

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#7 posted 07-02-2013 05:49 PM

The frame and inlay came out great. I like the addition of the shelf.
Great job overall, and a nice focal point to the bathroom.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 07-02-2013 10:59 PM

very nice job,great work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#9 posted 07-03-2013 03:30 AM

Very cool design, turned out great… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Chris

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#10 posted 07-04-2013 05:06 PM

Very Nice!....love both

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 07-05-2013 02:46 PM

Like it. The design and colors are a great match to the cabinets. I’m sure the wife loves it. Well done!

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