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Mirror Project

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I haven't posted anything for a while so I thought I'd share this mirror project. We had an open space on the wall of our newly decorated guest room. My bride decided a mirror would be useful and she thought some hooks or a shelf would also be used by a guest. I found the plans for this in an old Woodsmith magazine (Issue 98). I've never done bead molding before but I've admired it so it added a leaning opportunity. The corners are doweled. The shelf held in place by screws through the back. Incredibly I found this beveled mirror, the exact size I needed, at Menards for $17. The pegs are from a craft store. I filled the grain using Timbermate, added 2 coats of garnet shellac, and 3 coats of General Finishes polyacrylic (sanding between every coat). Sorry about the picture. I found it difficult to try and get a good image of a mirror.
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Looks Good to me!

Congratulations on a fine piece.

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That's a great-looking mirror, berry! The bead molding really takes it to the next level.

What's the wood? It looks a lot like oak, but I don't see any rays, so I'm guessing ash.
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nice job,
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Very nice.
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very well done!
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that's awesome!!!
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BuckeyeDennis wrote:That's a great-looking mirror, berry! The bead molding really takes it to the next level.

What's the wood? It looks a lot like oak, but I don't see any rays, so I'm guessing ash.

It was all red oak.
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