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Project by OregonBurls posted 10-22-2010 09:52 PM 2128 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is 8’ x 4’ in total. This was fun build. I have trouble with the 45s but it came out okey.
It is Maple burl and uabinga
I finished it with clear coal.
Thanks for looking
Greg

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!





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sedcokid

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#1 posted 10-22-2010 10:11 PM

Greg,
What a huge project this must have been. It is beautiful, but where are you going to hang it? I think the 45° came out great!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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grizzman

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#2 posted 10-22-2010 10:11 PM

wow greg it is beautiful…that would be quite handsome in my house also…i can still send you my address….lol…great job buddy…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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rivergirl

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#3 posted 10-22-2010 10:17 PM

I feel pretty, oh so pretty…... :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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longgone

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#4 posted 10-22-2010 11:34 PM

Amazingly great mirror…definitely unique. 45’ miters are enough of a rask on smaller pieces and square wood. On a large piece like this burl it seems as if you did a great job. Got a new miter saw?

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TJ65

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#5 posted 10-22-2010 11:41 PM

Another great looking mirror.
You will need a mansion to hang this one-
Oh thats right, thats on the to do list- “build one mansion”! :-)

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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Bradford

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#6 posted 10-22-2010 11:47 PM

I can see clearly now the rain is gone….beautiful work.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Rev_John

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#7 posted 10-23-2010 12:21 AM

What a great looking job.\!

-- John from Jackson, Michigan

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Skylark53

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#8 posted 10-23-2010 03:25 AM

This is a great peice of work. What finish did you use? It all looks terrific.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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OregonBurls

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#9 posted 10-23-2010 03:53 AM

I used Automotive clear coat AB mix

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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Dez

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#10 posted 10-23-2010 06:26 AM

Gorgeous piece of wood – and I like what you did with it too!! :)

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#11 posted 10-28-2010 11:28 PM

Beaut job Greg.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 11-29-2010 03:57 PM

Outrageously beautiful and unique! It looks like it belongs in a mansion or a massive rustic lodge – “Mirror, mirror on the wall . . . “

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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