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Project by blockhead posted 1664 days ago 1692 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple TV stand I made for my nephew to set on his dresser. It’s my first time making mortise and tenon joints. The football and base are from an old pine table top. I was a little worried about tipping and just being sturdy enough, as the TV is about 85lbs. or more. It turned out very sturdy with no wiggle or rocking. The posts look crooked in the picture, but are not. I had a lot of fun making this one and my nephew loved it, so I was happy. As always, thanks for looking.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.





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Cantil3v3r

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#1 posted 1664 days ago

very creative, nice work! I definitely would have been worried about the TV tipping but it looks nice and sturdy and I’m sure you wouldn’t have kept the TV in there if it wasn’t. good job!

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 1663 days ago

To cool a little boys dream. I could use one for my garage come to think of it! Cool

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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lumberdustjohn

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#3 posted 1663 days ago

Nice job! A lucky Nephew!

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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BarryW

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#4 posted 1663 days ago

You must be a badminton fan…..

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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blockhead

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#5 posted 1663 days ago

Thanks a lot LJ’s!
Barry- Nothing gets by you does it? (:

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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douglbe

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#6 posted 1663 days ago

I love it, great design. I can imagine how much your nephew likes it. Nice work.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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JPKnapp

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#7 posted 1663 days ago

Laces Out.

-- I specialize in expensive mistakes.

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Jason

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#8 posted 1661 days ago

YES! I wonder if the wife would find if I made one for the TV in the living room???

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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blockhead

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#9 posted 1660 days ago

Go for it Jason! It’s always easier to beg for forgiveness than ask for permission.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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Lenny

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#10 posted 1659 days ago

Brad, very creative and well executed. My neighbor recently asked for a bit of help sanding a section of a guitar stand he designed and was building for his two sons. He shaped the stand into 2 guitars just touching in the middle. Your design of the goalposts, the football and the field remind me of that level of creativity. Dealing with the weight and dimensions of the TV must have been quite a challenge but it appears you nailed a 53-yarder right through the uprights. Sorry, I couldn’t resist that.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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