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Wooden Mirror Frames

Wooden Mirror FramesWooden mirror frames have always been fascinating mankind. Stylish mirror frames also add to the interior beauty of home. In this connection, the wooden mirror frames add elegance not only to the room but also to the decor of interiors. Having beautiful carvings, mirror frames can be used in bathrooms, bedrooms, reception areas, etc. as well as in commercial applications.

History of mirror frame In the 17th and 18th centuries, frames were either inlaid with marquetry, or elaborately carved or gilded, with designs ranging from the grandeur of the baroque to the more fluid rococo carvings. In the 19tn century, frames made from plaster on a wire base were common. Known as composition frames, they can be attractive, but are frequently damaged as the plaster chips quite easily. Mirror frames made of wood has always been fascinating. Even in Mediaevel age, wooden mirror frames were in practice.

What are some common hanging methods?
The two most common methods for hanging a mirror frame are saw-tooth hangers and wire hangers.
  • Saw-Tooth Hanger: It is nailed into the back of a frame and also the easiest of the hanging options. The weight of the frame is supported at a single point. It is best suited for smaller or lightweight frames. Also useful to hang picture frames and others. Using one hanger near each of the two upper corners evenly distributes the frames weight, and keeps the back of the frame flush with the wall.
  • Wire Hanger: A wire hanging assembly consists of a length of wire and two eyehooks. The wire is strung between the two eyehooks, which are screwed into opposite sides of the frame. It has the ability to support heavier frames. The weight is divided between the two vertical sides of the frame. Screws instead of nails are used. It is used in conjunction with a picture hanger nailed into the wall.
Features of wooden mirror frames
  • Wooden morror frames are available in different designs, patterns, styles and shapes.
  • Mahogany, Walnut, Poplar, Cherry, Oak, and Maple, Pine, Cedar, Redwood, and Cypress are used to manufacture mirror frames.
  • Antique wooden mirror frames are an asset to the owner of the home.
  • Proper hanging methods should be applied to hang the wooden mirror frames.

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