Wave Mirror

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Project by George Coles posted 07-23-2013 02:45 AM 948 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This my latest mirror. I made this for a client and thought to share with you. It is 1200×800 mm in size. The timber is recycled Balayon and was originally from 115×70 mm stock. The wave is hand carved. The finish is three coats of oil followed by three coats of wax. Sorry about picture quality, point and shoot cameras are not as good as I would like them to be. I will post two more designs latter this week.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#1 posted 07-23-2013 02:47 AM

Gorgeous wood. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 07-23-2013 04:27 AM

George, wood is good! :<) I like the wave pattern!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 07-23-2013 04:33 AM

Hi George, that is really great mirror. The hand carved wave is great and the wood is beautiful. Was it shaped with a grinder, rasp, gouges or all of the above?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (

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#4 posted 07-23-2013 05:49 AM

Hi Peter

Used all the above and lots of sandpaper as well. But mainly the Abortech disc.

-- George Coles, Antipolo, Philippines

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#5 posted 07-23-2013 10:55 AM

Wow that is amazing, love the wave in the frame, very creative.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 07-24-2013 12:55 AM

Very nice looking mirror, awesome.

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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#7 posted 07-25-2013 04:15 PM

Wonderful mirror! Like the amazing wave design and the gorgeous wood. Excellent work!

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