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Building A Custom Mirror Frame

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Building A Custom Mirror Frame

by HGExpo.com on 11/25/2014 – 03:07 pm

Categories: Décor & Lighting, Kitchen & Bath

Brent Moore doesn’t like buying mirror frames from big box stores. Reasonably priced frames tend to be limited in size options and low in quality. Plus, Brent’s a carpenter with a biscuit joiner—and he’s not afraid to use it.

Measure Twice, Buy Once

Ideally, you might want the bathroom mirror to be the same width as the sink below with 6 inches between the mirror and the ceiling. You’ll probably have a hard time finding those exact measurements in an existing mirror/frame combo, and if you do, you’ll still have to ensure color and style compatibility. This means you have a choice: lower your standards or build your own.

You Get What You Pay For

The quality of cheap frames is reflected in their price, and large high-end frames can easily run into 4-digit territory. Paying a local carpenter to build you what you need is probably going to be cheaper than paying a lot for an expensive frame and hoping it holds up over the years.

Confronted with a custom bathroom and no desire to spend a small fortune on something he could make better in his shop, Brent Moore from Moore Home Remodeling set out to design and construct his own mirror frame. Here’s the build:

Written by brentmhr

March 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm

Posted in Home Remodeling

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