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Project by jake posted 1787 days ago 1007 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This entertainment center will also have 6 foot side cabinets and a bridge. The carving was actually from another piece but it was very dark and the relief was pretty shallow. I wanted to take off the finish and make the design much more pronounced. I am not a woodcarver and this was a good experience to get the feel of carving, having a template of sorts to follow. I can’t decide if I should add doors with glass for remotes to be able to operate electronic devices that will be in the cabinet.





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Innovator

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#1 posted 1787 days ago

Beautiful work

It came out great.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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cwdance1

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#2 posted 1787 days ago

Very nice work, I would go with glass doors if you can keep the wiring neet. If not go with wooden ones.
Just my 2 cents

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#3 posted 1787 days ago

Very nice, I like the carving. I have some electronics behind glass doors and it’s works well with the remotes. If you are thinking about using glass doors, keep in mind some of the electronics will put out some heat. It may or may not be an issue depends on your components. Again nice looking entertainment center.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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Roz

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#4 posted 1787 days ago

Very nice work. I especially like the carving. Is the carving your own design or a traditional form?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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woodworm

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#5 posted 1786 days ago

Very beautiful. Nicely carved bracket foot – great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 1786 days ago

You are NOT a carver. I wish I was NOT a carver like you. Look darn good to me.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 1014 days ago

Beautiful entertainment center.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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GaryK

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#8 posted 1014 days ago

Great looking project.

By all means glass doors if you plan on having electronics under there. Keeps the kids, dogs and dust off all of your stuff while still being able to use your remotes.

That’s exactly what did for those very reasons.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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