How can I hang a mirror over moulding?

seaswirlJune 13, 2013

We went to check on the progress of our Hurricane Sandy wrecked house. Formerly, the bathrooms had large unframed mirrors from the light bar down to the vanity counter. Well, now the wall beadboard with moulding extends about 8" above the vanity counter and the light bar is about 12" above that. The full wall mirror is out and framed mirrors are in. How can I hang a framed mirror over the sink when the moulding sticks out about 1" from the wall?

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palimpsest

I think your measurements sound off. If the vanity is 33" and the wainscot rail is 41" that puts the lighting at 53" which is only 4-1/2 feet off the floor.

If the vanity is 36" it raises it all 3" but that still puts the lighting at under 5 feet off the floor. This can't be correct, or if it is the lighting is in the wrong place.

    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 9:11AM
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allison0704

DH added two wood filler pieces 1" square, painted wall color, to hang DD2s MBath mirrors over wainscot. You can see an end in last picture. If this bothers you, the filler piece can be made shorter.

Here is a link that might be useful: DD2 MBath Remodel

This post was edited by allison0704 on Thu, Jun 13, 13 at 12:10

    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 12:09PM
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shanghaimom

A pivot mirror will bridge the wainscot trim:

    Bookmark   June 13, 2013 at 3:20PM
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