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Bathroom Remodel #8: A little trim

Blog entry by Dan Lyke posted 12-02-2015 06:52 PM 32581 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Took me a couple of tries to get a mirror shape I liked:

A few things I learned about cutting the oval (which took me 3 tries, although one of those was unrelated to the cutting):

  • Cut from the front, not the back. I was concerned about the mirror coating peeling off when I broke the glass, but it turns out it came off just fine. Alas, it was too thick for my cutter to cut through.
  • Don’t try to clamp it into the frame.

Then i built up a frame for the mirror and routed an inset in the back:

Carved the trim

And fitted the miror:

It looks pretty good. I’ve got a bit more trim to do, and next time I’d use a different mechanism for holding the mirror in-place as I still have to clean up some of the silicone beading on the frame, but…

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/



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