Standing Mirror

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Project by 4woodturning posted 01-03-2011 09:35 PM 1552 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This turning was inspired by Ralph Wilkes. Made from walnut with a 6in mirror and beveled 1/2in outside. The stands base is 6in round and dished out to hold small items like ear rings ect. Mirror can pivot 360 degrees by wooden turned pins. The finished with 4 coats on lacquer then buffed. Made for my wife as a Christmas gift.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#1 posted 01-03-2011 09:50 PM

Very, very nice. I like walnut, so your choice of wood was great! Very delicate design. I’m sure your wife is very pleased.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#2 posted 01-03-2011 09:51 PM

very nice elegant piece Jeff, design proportions spot on, bet you got some “brownie pionts” for this one

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 01-03-2011 10:34 PM

outstanding design and beautiful execution

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#4 posted 01-03-2011 11:54 PM

Great project ! Nice turnings and of course , WALNUT !! : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 01-03-2011 11:59 PM

Very pretty design. I’m sure she loves it. And she gets to look at it everyday. Beautiful gift.

-- Janice

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#6 posted 01-04-2011 02:00 AM


Great looking mirror. Making something for the wife will (might) keep you out of the dog house.

See you later.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 01-04-2011 06:05 AM

What a handsome Mirror!! I am sure that your wife will enjoy this for many years to come!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#8 posted 01-05-2011 05:55 AM

Thank everyone for their comments, and Mike you know me, I’ll be back in the dog house sooner or later.
(Move a little dog, a mean old dog movin’ in) LOL

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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