Step 3: Install the corner blocks

installing the corner blocks
Photo: Wendell T. Weber
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Set the blocks at the corners of the frame so that the outer edges extend slightly—and equally—beyond the plywood and the inside corners overhang the mirror. Glue and nail the blocks in place through the plywood, being careful not to nail into the mirror.
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