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Blog series by Kevin Wilson updated 1998 days ago 4 parts 5403 reads 17 comments total

Part 1: The Design

2219 days ago by Kevin Wilson | 6 comments »

Hello everyone, Well, it looks like I’ve got some work to do! I’ve had a customer bring me a table top that was saved from a closing Starbuck’s Coffee Shop. At first, he wanted a coffe table made from it, but then changed his mind and wanted to use it to top a small entertainment center. The unit will sit directly below a wall-mounted flat screen tv, and needs to house some stereo components and dvd’s. Neat top, huh!? Materials are some beautiful 8/4 blac...

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Part 2: Finally Cutting!

2114 days ago by Kevin Wilson | 1 comment »

Hi everyone! Well, it’s taken forever it seems but I’m finally in high gear on this project! We’ve had a lot going on recently, but it’s nice to be back in the sawdust. I’ve drawn up a full scale template of the Starbuck’s table and started by rough dimensioning all my lumber. I decided to use mortise and loose tenon joinery for most of the case construction. For the center stiles at each end, I used integral stub tenons to fit into the dado requir...

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Part 3: After all this time...

2001 days ago by Kevin Wilson | 6 comments »

Well, we are finally done! The entertainment center is ready to be shipped. The piece features adjustable shelves, a false panel back to hide all wiring, and that funny looking little stand on top. The stand is for a center channel speaker for the surround sound system. I needed a way to cover the hole that was in the original top so I designed this stand to allow the center speaker to rotate left to right and adjust up or down to aim the sound as required. Hope you guys and gi...

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Part 4: Home Sweet Home

1998 days ago by Kevin Wilson | 4 comments »

Hi Everyone! The Starbucks table has been delivered and set up. I thought I’d post the pics of everything in place.Also, it looks like I’ve got the job of designing and building a matching coffee table…turns out my customer purchased a set of four different style Starbucks tops from Ebay! So, coming soon…”The Starbuck’s Coffee Coffee Table” Enjoy! And here’s the throw rug that inspired the whole design…

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