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ARTS & CRAFTS Mirror Frame from QSWO for the guest bathroom

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Project by James E McIntyre posted 12-21-2017 09:02 PM 3256 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While I was up grading our guest bathroom I realized the mirror and lights needed an up grade from the 80’s.
I attached the frame from the top to the studs with pocket screws and the sides to the walls with Locktite adhesive. A shim the length of the left side of the mirror was placed behind the frame to compensate for the thickness of the mirror.

-- James E McIntyre





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splintergroup

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#1 posted 12-21-2017 09:04 PM

Heck, even the switch and outlet plates fit the theme, nice work!

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#2 posted 12-21-2017 10:50 PM

Great looking mirror frame! And while it’s not the featured project, I really like that medicine cabinet!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#3 posted 12-22-2017 11:24 AM

Cool frame, love the design

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#4 posted 12-22-2017 03:57 PM

Looks so much nicer than a plain mirror stuck to the wall. I have made several mirror frames for bathrooms, with different styles for each. It made a nice difference, and was worth the effort.

You’ve got a real theme going there.

Nicely done.

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

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#5 posted 12-22-2017 09:51 PM

Looks good, James!

-- Art

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#6 posted 12-27-2017 08:05 PM


Great looking mirror frame! And while it s not the featured project, I really like that medicine cabinet!

- Mean_Dean

I’m with Dean. The medicine cabinet is what caught my eye.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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James E McIntyre

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#7 posted 12-28-2017 04:33 PM

Mean Dean and Lin. The medicine cabinet was the first project I posted on Lumber Jocks. I was proud that it made it into the top 3 of the day.
Thanks for the positive comments.

-- James E McIntyre

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#8 posted 12-31-2017 01:36 AM

Nice! Can’t go wrong with QSWO.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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