Building Frame



  • Hi I’m looking to build the frame soon and I’m a little confused on how the two way mirror is supposed to go on and stay on the monitor. Is it that you build the wooden frame with a gap and put the mirror in the gap? Can someone share their experience building the frame and attaching the two way mirror?


  • Module Developer

    Build a box, mount the screen to the back of the box?


  • Module Developer

    Have a look at my blogpost in my signature for ideas.



  • Thanks for the responses. I’ll take a look at the blog post. I guess I’m a little confused because I have zero woodworking skills.


  • Module Developer

    @ericker said in Building Frame:

    Hi I’m looking to build the frame soon and I’m a little confused on how the two way mirror is supposed to go on and stay on the monitor. Is it that you build the wooden frame with a gap and put the mirror in the gap? Can someone share their experience building the frame and attaching the two way mirror?

    You build the box to fit the monitor. You build the frame to only show the viewable area of the monitor, as if you were building the frame to match the bezel. When you attach the box to the frame, the frame creates a “lip” inside the the edge of the entire box. You put the mirror in first. It rests on the “lip” that is created by the frame. You put the monitor in next and it rests upon the mirror AND the “lip” that was created by the frame.

    Measure and cut precisely


  • Module Developer

    Perhaps these pictures will help you see what I mean from the description above.

    This first picture is of the box with the frame facing downwards. You can see the “lip” created by the frame going all the way around the edge of the box. The opening of the “lip” should be the same as the bezel of the monitor. This way you don’t see the bezel when you put the monitor in. The monitor is held in place by the “lip” and conceals the bezel at the same time.
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    The second picture is of the frame facing up with the box below. When you put your mirror in (first, from the box side) and your monitor on top of that (second, from the box side) they will both rest on the “lip” created by the frame.
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    It will then look like this from the box side. I simply used two “L” brackets to keep the monitor and mirror from falling back out of the box when you pick it up. You can just see them. One at the top of the picture in the middle and one at the bottom of the picture in the middle.
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    Mine looks like this when you hang it up. The little teddy bear hides the power cord at the bottom.
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    Measure and cut precisely

    Good luck to you


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