Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'tv'

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Zachary's Lifetime Dresser #4: The computer model is complete

558 days ago by Weth | 1 comment »

Dear Me, I have spent much of the day completing the 3D model of the dresser. I have used similar construction found in the curio cabinet we have that is amish made. I had originally intended that the dresser have 3 false drawers across the top and I found it did not look right. 4 false drawers look much better. Here is the link to the sketch up model.SketchUp 8 Next on the list of to do’s is to make a cut list. Then I can go about sourcing the wood. Weth.

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Sketchup Mission TV Console / Entertainment Center

1206 days ago by pintodeluxe | 2 comments »

I am finally getting proficient with Google Sketchup version 8. Here is my version of a craftsman style TV console. It is halfway done at this point, however the Sketchup program was very helpful in getting the proportions pleasing to the eye. Especially shaping and sizing the corbels. I printed the corbel component, and enlarged them to scale. By simply taping the pattern on my workpiece I was easily able to cut and sand the corbels. Cheers

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Entertainment Center #1: Built in Entertainment Center

1273 days ago by Luke | 4 comments »

I took it upon myself to get back into woodworking by building an entertainment center in a TV nook that was in our house. Previously I had done some bookshelves from New Yankee Workshop and they came out nice, but this by far has been the biggest project. There are somethings that I like about it, but somethings were a learning process. I started the face frame by doing half-lap joints, with Thru-dowel pins holding it together. They came out nice, even though with paint you’d ne...

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Tommy Mac

1504 days ago by Bothus | 4 comments »

Cool stuff. Congrats Tommy. I can’t wait. Bothus

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The Kerry-All Pouch is going to be on tv !!

1513 days ago by Wood_smith | 3 comments »

...alas, only on local cable, but a good start.. Our local cable television company has a local interest tv ‘magazine’ show. They shot a video clip of the Kerry-All Pouches Friday at a local building supply dealer. This dealer has been instrumental in helping me launch the various versions of the Pouch, including the original Plywood Pouch, the long and narrow Trim Pouch as well as an 8-foot Drywall Pouch, or cover and a 12-foot model. They’ve tried prototypes and given m...

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Going Pro As a Woodworker Part 4 - Finding Customers

1583 days ago by Charles Brock | 4 comments »

This is a series taken from my website’s blog on becoming a woodworking professional. Previous Going Pro posts include “The Dark Side, The Thrill of It All and Building Your Brand.” My newest project is the second in the Build A Maloof Inspired Furniture Series to go with the Maloof Inspired rocker titled Build A Maloof Inspired Low Back Dining Chair with Charles Brock. “If you build it they will come!” This is not completely t...

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DIY Network Stud Finder Competition #1: Help a fellow LJ -- Need your views and votes and comments

1827 days ago by tooldad | 13 comments »

I know just in the past few days we have been bashing the tv networks for not funding Norm and shoving hours and days worth of activity into 20 minutes. But I want my claim to fame, well at least a chance. Even if it is just online! Please view my entry video, it’s not the most exciting, but to the point, and hopefully not too boring. I will be honest, I feel I am PBS material not DIY network material. Simply, I am the real deal, similar to Norm, and I am not an actor with a pret...

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Bedroom TV Mount #1: An Idea...

2608 days ago by Budman | 10 comments »

I like the challenge of building an item of my own design that perfectly fits my needs. The apartment in my shop has a loft, which is our bedroom. I wanted to purchase a ceiling mount for my TV to hang at the foot of our bed. The ceiling is very low (6 ½ feet) and we could not find a mount that would do what I wanted to do, for the price I wanted to pay… So, lets make our own!!! I need something that will hold my small LCD Television and my satellite receiver as close as possible to ...

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General Topics #5: I got a 'Commission'

2639 days ago by Jeff | 9 comments »

I got my first ‘commission’ a few days ago. I occasionally play golf with a friend, Dan, who has just moved into a new place and has inherited an older 50” big screen. Over a post-round beer, he mentioned he needs a sturdy stand and asked me how the woodworking skills were coming along and if I might be interested… We chatted, made a sketch on a napkin, and now I’m working on some designs in SketchUp. He’s getting a ‘bargain’ cuz he’s a...

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