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Making a Scrollwork Mirror

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Making a Scrollwork Mirror

Throw your room a curve with a feminine fretwork mirror. Start with four pieces of in-stock pine scrollwork painted in your preferred colour. Single or in a trio, it makes a pretty impression.

7 Steps

  1. Sand,
  2. Assemble
  3. Position
  4. Apply clear silicone
  5. Line up
  1. Once silicone
  2. Touch up with paint,
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Sand,

Step 1

Sand,

prime and paint the 4 pieces of scrollwork that will make up the frame.

Assemble

Step 2

Assemble

the frame and measure to determine the size of mirror required. We used a 20" x 24" bevel-edged mirror.

Position

Step 3

Position

the framing sections on the mirror and mark where the frame will sit.

Apply clear silicone

Step 4

Apply clear silicone

to the parts of the scrollwork that will be in contact with the mirror.

Line up

Step 5

Line up

the guide marks and fit the frame to the mirror.

Step 6

Once silicone

has dried remove any excess with a razor knife or scraper.

Step 7

Touch up with paint,

if necessary, and hang in your preferred location.

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Project Details

Skill Level: Beginner

Time: 2 hours

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