Build a Dressing Mirror with Storage
For most women, a dressing mirror is essential being able to check hems and hair at the same time is a great thing. If you're one of the unfortunate ones without a full-length mirror, we have the perfect project for you. You begin by choosing the size that best suits your space, and when you're done you'll have loads of storage room for jewellery and accessories.
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To determine the size of the cabinet, measure the framed mirror and subtract 1" from the width and length.
Cut lengths of MDF
Cut four 4" wide strips from your sheet of MDF. Cut the top, bottom and sides to match the dimensions you calculated in step 1.
Cut the 1/4" MDF to fit the back of the cabinet. Attach with glue and brad nails.
Sand and paint
Fill all holes and gaps, then sand and paint all surfaces of the cabinet and framed mirror.
Cut the piano hinge to the interior length of the cabinet. Attach to the back of the framed mirror 1/2" in from the edge using 1/2" #6 screws. Then attach flush to edge of cabinet using the same screws.
Use a stud finder to locate a stud in wall and install at desired height using 2 1/2" wood screws.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
Time: 8 hours
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