Published on October 13th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Adel Birch Door as Mirror

Materials: Adel birch door and discarded broken mirror.

I took a pre-owned Ikea Adel birch 15×24 door and carefully broke the top rail of the door. (the back is more beat-up than the front) I removed the middle panel.

I cut a mirror someone had thrown away because of a broken corner and cut it to the size of the middle panel.

Insert the mirror and glue the top rail back in place.

Also, below the mirror I used an Akurum kitchen 30″ base cabinet. I actually bought this and the 2 15×30 Adel birch doors for an adult height bathroom sink. It also doubles as a slop sink in my basement.

I used some leftover granite tile pieces for the counter and an old porcelain cast iron sink.

~ Peter Welles, Jersey City, NJ

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Jules Yap

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One Response to Adel Birch Door as Mirror

  1. MyFuZZyButtZ says:

    It’s a lovely mirror, and the work you did in the bathroom is nice too, BUT why did you hang the mirror sooo high up? As it is, waaay up there, most of the reflected view is being wasted!

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