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post #1 of 5 Old 10-28-2008, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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Something for the daughter...

Here's something pretty simple that I made for my daughter. I bought the mirror and frame from a buddy of mine for $20. Sanded it down then painted it - it had a made in china sticker on it and not really that appealing. The frame and panels were all from cut offs and scraps that I already had - mostly birch, some maple and the plywood panels were okoume, birch and 1 piece of oak on the back. The only things I had to buy were the knobs, paint, threaded rod and the cushion and cover. Being 10 years old, she picked the pink and white colors. It'll last her for awhile then she'll "be to big" for the little girl stuff.
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Very nice job and great way to recycle something not so desirable into a keepsake. I'm sure your daughter will love it.
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ToddJ99 Great job. I know your daughter is going to enjoy it.

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Wow Todd that is great! Nice job. So you blended the reclaimed mirror with a new box construction for the drawer, built from off-cuts and scrap? Very enterprising of you. Excellent job. The finish looks great in those pics.

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Very nice. This will become an heirloom to pass on to her daughter someday. Red

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