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Wooden mirror frame

It’s easy to smarten up an old wooden mirror frame using Resene Danska Teak Oil.

Stain a wooden mirror frame

Ways with wood with Mark Rayner - Project 87

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Clean cloths, mirror in a wooden frame, paint stirrer, paintbrush, Resene Danska Teak Oil, rubber gloves, sandpaper, scissors, screwdriver, string, small eye hooks (x2).

To get the look: Mark painted the background wall with Resene SpaceCote Flat tinted to Resene Black White.

Other ideas: To change the colour of the wood simply stain the frame with any colour from the Resene Colorwood range and finish off with Resene Aquaclear.

Step 1
Step one
Remove the mirror and backing board from the wooden frame.
Step 2
Step two
Carefully sand the wooden frame, rubbing in the direction of the grain.
Step 3
Step three
Wipe off any sanding residue with a clean cloth.
Step 4
Step four
Carefully stir the Resene Danska Teak Oil.
Step 5
Step five
Apply one coat of Resene Danska Teak Oil to the wooden frame, brushing in the direction of the grain.
Step 6
Step six
Wearing rubber gloves, wipe off any excess Resene Danska Teak Oil with a clean cloth and allow to dry.
Step 7
Step seven
Replace the mirror and backing board back into the wooden frame.
Step 8
Step eight
Attach two eye hooks to the back of the frame and thread with string to form a hanging device.

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