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Project by ROY53 posted 09-14-2009 02:57 PM 1703 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for our new family room/guest suite. I converted the attached two stall garage into a family room bedroom and bathroom. The unit is oak with birch drawers.

-- Roy L, Arizona

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#1 posted 09-14-2009 03:02 PM

Roy, this is a nice entertainment center that adds both storage and a nice piece of furniture to your home.

How did you finish it?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 09-14-2009 03:14 PM

I stained it w/ minwax 4 parts golden oak 1 part gunstock, then wiped on a quick coat of gunstock, then sprayed it with poly, that ended up matching the Mohawk butterscotch oak flooring. BTW, I used flooring for the top of the cabinets.

-- Roy L, Arizona

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#3 posted 09-14-2009 03:49 PM

WHAT?? How dare you turn a 2 car garage into a living space and not a SHOP!! LOL. Nice work

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 09-14-2009 04:28 PM

Nice unit. Deep drawers must hold a ton of stuff. Once they are full don’t go looking for something at the bottom. I like the flooring on the top also.

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

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#5 posted 09-14-2009 07:49 PM

Very nicely built entertainment unit. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 09-14-2009 08:46 PM


See my home page for a pic of the shop. I came out ok. :-)

-- Roy L, Arizona

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#7 posted 09-14-2009 09:24 PM

Nice entertainment center and nice addition Roy. I like the new color on the house a lot more too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 09-15-2009 06:11 AM

Very nice! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 09-15-2009 06:17 AM

clean and nice build looks great is great!

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 10-01-2009 06:37 PM


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