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Project by emetric posted 09-30-2009 03:58 AM 1261 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first entertainment center that I built (before the flat screen). This was also an earlier project with alot of room for improvement, but it served it’s purpose. I made this because we had moved into the new house and were expecting company (we had planned a party) and the tv was just sitting there in the middle of a huge blank wall with a sofa table next to it with all of our components on it and wires and boxes of dvds, cords and remotes everywhere. So I had to do something quick so I threw this thing together on a saturday afternoon from the scraps from my grandma’s kitchen cabinets. It remained unfinished for a couple of months, after which I finished it with Minwax’s bombay mahogany stain/poly blend. I had a terrible experience with this stuff and would not use it again. But over the years that I had this piece in my home, I received many compliments so I guess you could say that this is another case of being my own worst critic.

After making the new entertainment center, this piece has found a happy home at a good friend’s house. He is extremely happy with it.

-- "One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it." Master Oogway





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#1 posted 09-30-2009 04:41 AM

That’s great good job

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#2 posted 09-30-2009 05:07 AM

Very nice looking one. Great finish!

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#3 posted 09-30-2009 07:07 AM

emetric, looks very nice. I’m fixxing to start building an entertainment center for my 58” rear projection screen, and have been looking around at ideas. You have a couple of ideas here that I’d maybe like to use, if you don’t mind. I like the open shelves as opposed to glass doors. I have a 6-way surround sound, and many components. Simple, stylistic, and functional. That’s what this is, and that’s what I’m after. Thanks for post

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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