Episode 84 Entertainment Center Part 5

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Blog entry by kosta posted 11-09-2010 06:00 AM 4600 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Episode 84 Entertainment Center Part 5 from kostas workshop on Vimeo.

In this episode I finish the entertainment center. I go over some changes I made to the top panel. Then I work on the 2 in tall base. The base sits 1-1/2 in from the edge of the entertainment center all the way around. Then I glued up all the parts. I didnt get as much video from the final glue up as I wanted to because I was really rushing towards the end of the contest. Overall this was a pretty good project took about 180 hours of work and it came out looking pretty good.

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#1 posted 11-09-2010 09:35 AM

rockler has a set of marples for 70 bucks, dude get them.

-- Ben L

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#2 posted 11-09-2010 03:36 PM

Good job. I enjoyed watching it come together.

-- "Never measure......cut as many times as necessary." - PeteMoss

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#3 posted 11-09-2010 04:04 PM

Good one Kosta, I enjoyed following along with you through this build. Thanks for your time.

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Dan M

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#4 posted 11-10-2010 01:43 AM

Instead of chiseling your round dado end you could over cut your shelf slightly and then notch it.. the notched end would go toward the rounded dado end and extend past the end of the data slightly.. no need to be perfect with your chisel work and it gives you a way to hide things

Just a thought

-- Dan M, SW Suburbs, Chicago IL

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#5 posted 11-10-2010 03:37 AM

I agree with Bentlyj… you have come a long way, but you still are using your router without eye protection!!! Your too young to lose an eye. Heck, I’m to young to lose an eye LOL.

-- San Diego, CA

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#6 posted 11-10-2010 06:44 AM

ok I see what your saying about the stopped dado. I have watched some of the videos I did last year and I am really surprised that havent lost an I didnt really start using safety glasses until a few months ago.

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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Dan M

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#7 posted 11-10-2010 05:21 PM

Thanks for the visual… can be hard to describe, especially with typos ;-)

-- Dan M, SW Suburbs, Chicago IL

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#8 posted 11-10-2010 07:06 PM

Good job Kosta . Hope you win.

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#9 posted 11-12-2010 01:56 AM

Your entertainment center came out real nice. I enjoyed following your videos. Now get some eye protection lol.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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