Mission Mirror

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Project by ATHiker posted 09-25-2008 01:29 AM 2167 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I followed the plans at It is cherry finished with Watco Danish oil and a few coats of satin polyurethane. My favorite part is the grain that follows the curve of the upper piece. Cutting the mirror was the least pleasant part. I can fix mistakes in wood but glass is permanent.

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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 09-25-2008 02:12 AM

this looks very nice. I like everything about it.

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#2 posted 09-25-2008 02:45 AM

Nicely done. This is a popular A&C frame design, and one of my favorites. I’ve made several as mirrors and picture frames in assorted sizes. Thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 09-25-2008 03:04 AM

very nice! i love the through mortise and tenons. very good looking stuff!

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#4 posted 09-25-2008 03:26 AM

This is a very nice mirror. Excellent build and great MT joints. If you build another, you may want to consider pegging your tenons for a little extra something. Once again, looks great. bbqKing.

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#5 posted 09-25-2008 03:50 PM

Beautiful! Craftsman workmanship & design at it’s finest!

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#6 posted 09-30-2008 05:27 AM

awesome, I have a mirror waiting on a new frame, I think I’ll steal this idea.

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#7 posted 09-30-2008 03:51 PM

Super cool. THANKS for the post!!!! I favorited it.

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