Modern Aluminum Wood Bathroom Mirror
Modern aluminum wood bathroom mirror is bookmark about For The Home bookmarked by mitchell with ID 12077224352 was uploaded on 22-02-2019 and has been viewed 371,150 times.
This bathroom mirror uses all three of the main elements we are incorporating into our bathroom design: Squares, wood, and a brushed nickel look.It was a great opportunity to use aluminum in a woodworking project.
And aluminum is a great material to work with because it is soft enough to cut with regular woodworking tools.I picked up a thin sheet of aluminum at the hardware store and cut it, and some boards into oversized strips.
Making the frame pieces wider will give me some breathing room when I laminate the metal to the wood.I'll rip them to their actual widths after they are glued up.To laminate the metal to the wood strips, I first cleaned off all the pieces using lacquer thinner.
Next, I brushed on contact cement.To use contact cement, you need to spread it onto both surfaces that you want to glue together.Unlike other glues, the important thing about contact cement is to let it dry before sticking the two pieces together.
They will bond instantly, so figure out a way to position the pieces and carefully press them together.You only get one shot at this: once the two parts stick together, you can't reposition them.I used...