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Topic: Where to find craft mirror I can cut to size with scissors?  (Read 804 times)
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« on: May 04, 2009 08:02:56 PM »

I need a piece of mirror cut to a specific size, and the one provided in this kit (a kit for a small mirrored box) is poor quality. The local craft store didn't seem to carry any bendy mirror material that I can cut to size without special tools. Where can I get something like that? It doesn't need to be heavy duty at all, just something to glue into a wooden frame. The mirror should curve at the top and the craft store does not carry any regular mirrors that are the correct shape.

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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009 03:11:11 PM »

Check your local auto store.  They make things like that for rearview mirrors--though I'm not sure if it's plain mirror, or what the quality is.  If you want something nice, you may need to go to a glass shop and have one cut.

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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009 10:35:49 PM »

if it's small, try looking at locker mirrors. A lot of schools don't allow glass in lockers so the mirrors are the bendy, plastic kind. Some aren't great quality, but I have one that doesn't distort at all and can be cut with regular scissors.
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2009 06:08:13 PM »

Thank you both for the suggestions - now I have somewhere to look! Grin
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