Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'credenza'

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A very large walnut and walnut burl credenza (PIX)

06-19-2008 12:56 AM by John Fry | 21 comments »

This very large, commissioned credenza was designed as an entertainment center to sit below a big, wall mounted, plasma TV. It is 76” wide 24-1/2” deep, and 34” tall. The cabinet and base are all solid walnut and the doors are bookmatched walnut burl veneers both inside and out. But first I want to thank everyone who visited and responded to my last blog; A glass top table with opposing arches And as always, I welcome your comments AND critiques on this latest project. The mai...

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Building a Credenza #2: Milling the Main Parts

05-09-2010 08:28 AM by Blake | 12 comments »

I’ve been thinking about this design for several months. But I decided to get serious about it a few weeks back when I found the perfect piece of wood to built it with. The design: This is the HUGE slab of Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry) that I found at the local lumber yard. It is 8 feet long, 18” wide and seven quarters thick (almost 2 inches). The slab is fairly straight grained and uniform in color but I’ve seen Jatoba finished before and its beautiful. The sl...

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Build a '50s style credenza / TV cabinet

02-15-2013 05:33 PM by Stevinmarin | 26 comments »

I decided to make a retro, ‘50s style cabinet for my TV and components. This is my version of a “mid-century modern” credenza. If you would like to make one (it’s quite easy and inexpensive to build) you can download a full set of plans and/or a SketchUp file here.

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Building a Credenza #13: Assembly and done!

01-27-2011 04:20 PM by Blake | 9 comments »

Here is the final photo to wrap up this blog: My finishing guy let me do the final assembly in his shop so I wouldn’t have to move it twice. Then I took it directly to my friends photo studio where I did the photography. From there my dad helped me move it up to his house where it will stay for a few months until I have a big enough living room to keep it in. Total building time so far: Just over 150 hours And here it is!

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