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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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#1 posted 10-17-2009 03:02 PM
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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#2 posted 10-17-2009 03:45 PM
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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#3 posted 10-17-2009 03:52 PM
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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#4 posted 10-17-2009 04:07 PM
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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#5 posted 10-17-2009 04:44 PM
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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#6 posted 10-17-2009 04:57 PM
Wow! Very nice, it is a classic. Thanks for sharing
-- Robert, Ohio
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#7 posted 10-17-2009 05:10 PM
Great Job….......nice lines!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#8 posted 10-17-2009 07:20 PM
Nice looking TV Stand.
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#9 posted 10-17-2009 08:35 PM
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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#10 posted 10-17-2009 08:53 PM
Can I have it?
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#11 posted 10-18-2009 05:05 AM
DominiqueThis is a wonderful TV stand,great design and outstanding workmanship.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#12 posted 10-20-2009 02:50 AM
This is a beautiful entertainment center. Love the sawhorses.
-- Jim Westbrooks
#13 posted 10-21-2009 01:07 AM
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.
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#14 posted 10-24-2009 12:53 PM
Very nice. The finish is just out of this world.
-- Bud -
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#15 posted 06-15-2010 10:33 AM
It’s a cracker! nice work DominiqueTrevor
-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK
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