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Segmented purse mirror and leather pouch. Description on how to construct and turn three segmented rings that set one in another and hold the mirror.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Dec 1991 (v.6#4) pg. 16

Heirloom hand mirrors. A 5" circular mirror is recessed into a frame made from decorative wood or wood laminates.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #36 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 34

Funny-face hand mirrors. Hardboard shapes with mirrors glued on are painted and embellished with buttons, bows, yarns, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1991 (v.69#11) pg. 124, 126

Vanity set. A hand mirror with inlaid back, comb handle and turned wooden jar (box) for holding hairpins or manicure tools.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1991 (v.15#3) pg. 18

Three simple projects for the compact lathe. (1) Wooden barrel for a ballpoint pen. (2) Small wooden vase (bud vase). (3) Wooden frame and handle for a hand mirror.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 73

Tip on constructing a hand mirror so that the glass will not fall out of the frame.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 28

Ceramic (China) hand mirror is decorated in a floral pattern using china painting techniques. Gridded design pattern is included.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Feb 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 47

Relief pattern for a hand mirror frame to carve.
CHIP CHATS Mar-Apr 1997 (v.44#2) pg. 45

Animal-shaped hand mirrors are cut from hardboard or plywood and hold dimestore mirrors in the center. Est. cost: $3.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 103, 155

Mass-producing Cleopatra's mirror. Tips on designing and making a hand mirror without jigs or a tape measure.
FINE WOODWORKING #46 May-Jun 1984 pg. 86
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 4

Production hand mirror. Various jigs are used to produce the wooden handle and head for this unique mirror whose design was inspired by sketches of Gingko-tree leaves.
FINE WOODWORKING #65 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 37

Beveled mirror accessories. (1) Hand mirror in a wooden frame. (2) Compact mirror with a pivoting cover.
HOME MECHANIX #703 Nov 1986 (v.82) pg. 48

Decorate wooden accessories by woodburning and then coloring with felt tip pens. Instructions for making balsa wood frames, a box, an album cover and hand mirror. Instructions for decorating them with violet and nasturtium motifs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1981 (v.26#3) pg. 38, 94

Vanity set. (1) A walnut mirror with nickel inlay, (2) teak hair comb with inlayed mahogany and (3) an ebony hairpin with nickel inlay make unique gifts individually or as a set.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #680 Dec 1984 (v.80) pg. 55, 62

Mirror and matching tray with Swedish Huck Weaving inserts.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 16

Chinese Peony embroidery to inset in the back of a wooden hand mirror.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 16

Beaded inset for the top of a wooden jewelry box and matching back for a hand-held mirror are worked in counted cross-stitch.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1986 (v.9#1) pg. 11, 24, 42

Circular wooden frame for a 2" pocket mirror. Wood turning project for a small lathe. Includes tips on making your own turning tools from concrete nails.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #107 Mar 1999 (v.19#1) pg. 66

Hand mirror for a dressing table features a decorative "quilt" pattern of wood tiles set into a walnut frame.
WOOD MAGAZINE #20 Dec 1987 (v.4#6) pg. 76

Cosmetic mirror for a purse. A teardrop-shaped wooden frame, hinged at the point, opens to reveal a 2" circular mirror.
WOOD MAGAZINE #43 Jun 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 76

Purse mirror consists of a small wooden disc (2.5" diameter) fitted with a circular mirror. Turned from scraps of exotic or decorative wood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #84 Dec 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 68

Wooden hand-held frame for a 5"-diameter beveled mirror glass.
WOOD MAGAZINE #98 Aug 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 44, Insert

Keepsake hand mirror with a walnut frame and inlayed rose design. Companion article gives complete instructions for doing the marquetry work.
WOOD MAGAZINE #124 May-Jun 2000 (v.17#4) pg. 64, 58, Insert

Hand mirror is made by using a router to cut out the wooden frame, route a recess for the circular mirror, and carve a large initial on the back of the frame.
WOODSMITH #71 Oct 1990 pg. 12

Four-jaw chucking. Part 3. Making hand mirrors from off-cuts. Last in series of projects using four-jaw chucks.
WOODWORKER Nov 1989 (v.93#11) pg. 1058

Hand mirror has a circular mirror set into a mahogany frame with gracefully curved handle.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1981 (v.5#1) pg. 16

Carved hand mirror features graceful curves and crisp undulating lines.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 39

Walnut hand mirror is decorated with mother-of-pearl inlay.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 54

Make decorative wooden frames for pendant mirrors or small hand-held mirrors.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 56