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Keyhole Mirror

Wood Mirror

Created by Duncan Gowdy
With the refined appearance of antique hardware, this wood mirror resembles an oversized keyhole escutcheon. It is created from pattern-grade mahogany that is selected for its great stability and workability. It is laminated for width, with each lamination from the same board. The main form and two escutcheon pins are turned on a lathe, and then the keyhole shape is carefully cut out. The finished piece has a subtly domed profile on the inside and gently flared, beaded profile on the outside.

The surface is finished in a multi-step process that includes grain filler, stain, a glaze with antique mica particles, and a top coat of lacquer. The overall effect is that of oil-rubbed bronze, yet through the richness of the finish, the wood grain is still visible.

Ready to hang with included aluminum cleat and fasteners.