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.
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