A large mosaic mirror, can take up to 32 days to manufacture.
The frame consists of 2033 little tiles,
Consider that each tile needs four cuts to be removed from the shell, then a further four cuts are made to get it to the exact size.
The outer edge tiles requires a further 1 or 2 cuts! Meaning that some tiles were cut
This resulted in Lawton making 17009 cuts before completing a large frame.
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