Mirror Made from Molding

New fluted trim and rosettes are combined with salvaged molding to create a traditional-style mirror.
DOD2311-Finished-Mirror

DOD2311-Finished-Mirror

Customize your own mirror with a variety of molding and trim.

From: Design on a Dime

Customize your own mirror with a variety of molding and trim.

Materials and Tools:

16 linear feet fluted trim
mirror
decorative molding (can be salvaged)
plywood
mirror mastic
paint and paintbrush
chop saw
nail gun
table saw
wood filler

Steps:

DOD2311-Mirror-Nailing_Molding

DOD2311-Mirror-Nailing_Molding

The top pieces of molding are salvaged from an old armoire.

From: Design on a Dime

The top pieces of molding are salvaged from an old armoire.

1. Cut plywood just larger than the mirror, leaving room around the perimeter to attach the molding.

2. Center mirror on plywood and attach using mirror mastic.

3. Measure and cut the fluted trim and molding to size. Dry fit all the pieces together to make sure they all come together. When your layout is all set, paint or stain as desired.

DOD2311-Mirror-frame

DOD2311-Mirror-frame

From: Design on a Dime

4. Nail trim and molding to the plywood being careful not to hit the mirror.

5. Fill in nails holes and touch up as necessary.

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