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Project by doms posted 1744 days ago 1773 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

That’s it, I just finished my TV stand last weekend. It was my first project with round shapes. Very challenging!
I used beech for this project.

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX





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bake

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#1 posted 1744 days ago

Very classy piece. Nice design.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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RexMcKinnon

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#2 posted 1744 days ago

The curves look nice. What’s on the side doors. Are there speaker in there?

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

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blockhead

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#3 posted 1744 days ago

I agree, very classy build. Great job on the curves. The finish looks great. What type of finish did you use?

-- 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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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 1744 days ago

This is a nice looking piece of furniture that would be a compliment to any home’s decor. I like the curves that you added to the piece. I have not had the courage to try these yet but they do an interesting detail to the look of the entertainment center. Nice job, Dominique.

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

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huff

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#5 posted 1744 days ago

Doms, Great job on your entertainment center. I love working with curves and know how difficult that is. Your attention to detail and design really shows in this piece. Great craftsmanship and a beautiful entertainment center.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Robert

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#6 posted 1744 days ago

Wow! Very nice, it is a classic. Thanks for sharing

Robert

-- Robert, Ohio

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 1744 days ago

Great Job….......nice lines!

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1744 days ago

Nice looking TV Stand.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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stefang

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#9 posted 1744 days ago

A very tastefully designed and beautifully crafted piece and certainly not easy to build. Thanks for posting. Very inspiring.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Vince

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#10 posted 1744 days ago

Can I have it?

-- Vince

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1744 days ago

Dominique
This is a wonderful TV stand,great design and outstanding workmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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CanalboatJim

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#12 posted 1742 days ago

This is a beautiful entertainment center. Love the sawhorses.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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doms

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#13 posted 1741 days ago

Thanks guys for your comments.
I tried a new finish technique, it turned out to be very nice.

- 2 coats of shellac (amber) / just add up 20% of denatured alcohol so it does not dry to fast Sand 300
- Apply some linseed oil, wipe off the excess (let it dry for a few days)
- 1 coat of shellac (amber) / same just add up 20% of denatured alcohol
- Sand 400
- On this project I applied some glaze (give age)
- 1 coat of shellac (amber) / same just add up 20% of denatured alcohol
- Sand 600
- 2 coats of polyuretham

Linseed oil really gives some depth to the wood.

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

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Budgie

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#14 posted 1737 days ago

Very nice. The finish is just out of this world.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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tdv

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#15 posted 1504 days ago

It’s a cracker! nice work Dominique
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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