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Entertainment Center #7: Finally complete

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Blog entry by kolwdwrkr posted 1495 days ago 953 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I finally got the installation complete and a final payment. Last saturday we installed the unit, but the base moulding didn’t match the existing (one number off). So I had to purchase some new base. I had my brother, neal, and Heidi with me on the initial install. Neal delivered it in the van, Jeff helped with the main installation, and Heidi helped clean, hand things, and look purdy. Today I went back and spent an hour to complete the base. Heidi went with me and helped clean up. So now it’s done. All in all this was a nice little build. The painting was the crappiest part. My gun broke and I had to have a friend finish it. The paint seemed to stay tacky forever, and the cheap plywood had blead through that we had to fix with Kilz primer.

As always I welcome constructive criticism, positive or negative.

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-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~



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GMman

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#1 posted 1495 days ago

Great job really great

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dlmckirdy

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#2 posted 1495 days ago

I see that your little issue with the undersized bead board turned out fine. Actually, it mates well with the raised stiles and rails of the doors directly below. I honestly like the effect.

Great job!

-- Doug, Bakersfield, CA - I measured twice, cut it twice, and it is still too short!

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Deltaman

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#3 posted 1495 days ago

Looks great! I see what you mean about the carving you had to do. Makes more sense after the install.

-- He who laughs last..... makes alot of noise!

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 1495 days ago

Great looking cabinet as always. I really like this style of doors and back. Did you use sheet stock or individual boards. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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kolwdwrkr

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#5 posted 1495 days ago

Tom, The bead board is 1/4” mdf with 2” centers. Thanks for the compliments

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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davidroberts

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#6 posted 1495 days ago

Dang, that looks great. Custom fit into the space. Clean lines and and a clean white look. I like it. But I really like the use of beadboard. That sets it apart.

-- God is Great, Wood is Good. nuff said.

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degoose

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#7 posted 1495 days ago

I love real timber but the craftsmanship on this piece stands out… well done… I would be proud to have this in my home..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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patron

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#8 posted 1495 days ago

glad you got it done ,

it’s funny ,
how the ’ easy ’ ones ,
can give us the hardest time .

it looks really nice .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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SPalm

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#9 posted 1495 days ago

This turned out remarkably well. Good job. I really enjoyed watching it all come together day after day.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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beginrbldr

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#10 posted 1495 days ago

Looks great bro. Almost as good as my work. hahahaha j.k j.k

-- Jeff, Laguna Hills CA

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Kristoffer

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#11 posted 1492 days ago

Turned out nice. And the stiles really did the trick to help out with the bead board. I’ll have to remember that trick.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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