Tuesday, November 15, 2016

DIY Upcycled Mirror

30 Days of DIY Projects 2 Make Us Thankful

Project 15


This is the fifteenth post of our series of projects to make us thankful for DIY.  Be sure to check back everyday during the month of November for new simple and easy DIY projects.

It's our way of saying Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at
Simply Easy DIY!





Used cable reels also known as cable spools can be easily obtained from any construction site.

They are actually used to wind or carry various types of electric cables, fiber optic cables and wire products. They come in  four different types - wood, plywood, plastic or steel.

What you need for this project is a wooden one so go ahead and grab it when you see one. (Don't steal please).

I've seen these things repurposed as so many different projects.  Picnic tables, coffee tables and now a...

DIY Upcycled Mirror





Tools & Materials

Cable Reel

Wood Glue

Old Mirror

Circular Saw

Random Orbit Sander

120 grit Sandpaper

Brad Nailer 

Router






Final Thoughts

This project is going to be heavy.  Not kinda heavy, but really heavy.

Simple plastic drywall anchors are not going to do, (unless you use 50 of them.)  Get yourself a set of sturdy metal toggle bolt anchors or something similar. 

You don't want this thing to fall off the wall and break a mirror.  You know what they say about broken mirrors right.

I hope you enjoyed today's featured project and don't forget to stop by "The Poultry People" YouTube channel to check out even more great DIY and woodworking projects from them. Don't forget to subscribe!

We hope you will return to Simply Easy DIY everyday through the month of November for more projects that make us thankful 4 DIY.

Until then!


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