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Vrtigo1

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08-23-2013 02:03 PM

I want to build a medicine cabinet for my master bathroom and I need some mirrors for it, but I can’t find the size I want and it looks like I will have to custom order them. I called some local glass shops and found their prices are about 40-50% higher than some of the prices I found at online glass shops, but I’m a little nervous about ordering mirrors online and was wondering if anyone here has done so and had a positive experience they care to share.


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#1 posted 08-23-2013 02:16 PM

I’m working on a jewelry box that has a removable 1/4” beveled mirror inside the lid. I did considerable checking both locally and online and found – Hooker Glass and Mirror Co. – http://www.miror.com/ (yes, the spelling is correct in the url). If for some reason the URL give you problems, simply look up Hooker Glass and Mirror Company.

I really can comment on price, but I can tell you that the service was excellent and the product was flawless. They do have an on-line estimator that allows you to spec the glass and receive an instant quote. Let us know how you make out.

Brice

-- Brice, Philadelphia

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#2 posted 08-23-2013 02:27 PM

I’ve ordered seeded glass panes from Van Dykes and got excellent service. The panes were the exact size I ordered and packed really well. That said, I usually get my mirrors from a local glass shop, and never really thought it was that expensive. The ones I ordered with a beveled edge were a little higher…but then I’ve never really considered getting them on line.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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#3 posted 08-23-2013 03:36 PM

I have ordered glass in the past (it broke in shipping). That added several weeks to the project.
I would call a couple more glass shops locally. My glass shop offers better quality, thicker mirrors than the cheap stuff at a big box. I paid about the same price as the big box stores.

Good luck.

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

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Brice11

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#4 posted 09-11-2013 03:29 AM

Yeah! Don’t order anything online because it gets fake sometime. I have borne a this kind of issue. You have to go to a good store nearby you or searching on the internet for a good store nearby you is also a good option.

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David Dean

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#5 posted 09-11-2013 05:34 AM

Dont you have loacl glass compy around when I done the wife linten clocsets the mirrors cost about $ 13.00 each and they were 31”x15”.

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#6 posted 09-11-2013 10:58 AM

Lowes will cut mirror. You may want to check there.

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Gene Howe

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#7 posted 09-11-2013 12:45 PM

If it’s straight cuts, you can do it yourself. It’s really quite simple and easy.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 09-14-2013 04:34 AM

[quote]Yeah! Don’t order anything online because it gets fake sometime. I have borne a this kind of issue. You have to go to a good store nearby you or searching on the internet for a good store nearby you is also a good option.[/quote]

http://www.antechconstructions.com.au/

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