How to Make a Multi-Faceted Wall Mirror
Add reflection in a modern, artistic way to walls with squares of basic mirror, plywood and trim.
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Reflective surfaces are a great way to bring light into a space and make it feel larger. If your room could use a little glamour, this multi-dimensional mirror is for you. It has the look of a high-end accessory, but you can build it yourself in an afternoon.
- 9 squares 12x12 mirror
- liquid bonding adhesive
- caulk gun
- 1/2 inch plywood
- 13 linear feet of 1x3 pre-painted pine trim
- nail gun or drill
- nails or screws
- painters' tape
- tape measure
- circular saw
- miter saw
- semi-gloss paint
- paint pan
- paint roller
- roller sleeve
- drop cloth
- note pad
- art-hanging hardware
- picture hangers
Add paint to paint pan, attach roller sleeve to paint roller, then roll two coats of your chosen finish color on pre-primed trim.
Miter Corners of Trim
Using a miter saw, cut 4 37-1/2 inch pieces of trim on a 45-degree angle.
Holding each of the four mitered pieces of trim up to one another, fasten them together with liquid bonding adhesive and finishing nails or screws.
Use basic home improvement store materials to add designer-grade privacy and graphic impact to an outdoor space.