LumberJocks

TV Stand

  • Advertise with us
Project by doms posted 10-17-2009 02:49 PM 1840 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





15 comments so far

View bake's profile

bake

363 posts in 2425 days


#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.

View RexMcKinnon's profile

RexMcKinnon

2593 posts in 1942 days


#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!

View blockhead's profile

blockhead

1457 posts in 2056 days


#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.

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2569 days


#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

View huff's profile

huff

2810 posts in 2032 days


#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

View Robert's profile

Robert

3 posts in 1895 days


#6 posted 10-17-2009 04:57 PM

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

Robert

-- Robert, Ohio

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

15304 posts in 1936 days


#7 posted 10-17-2009 05:10 PM

Great Job….......nice lines!

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

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13347 posts in 2420 days


#8 posted 10-17-2009 07:20 PM

Nice looking TV Stand.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View stefang's profile

stefang

13633 posts in 2081 days


#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.

View Vince's profile

Vince

990 posts in 2176 days


#10 posted 10-17-2009 08:53 PM

Can I have it?

-- Vince

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112882 posts in 2324 days


#11 posted 10-18-2009 05:05 AM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View CanalboatJim's profile

CanalboatJim

196 posts in 2252 days


#12 posted 10-20-2009 02:50 AM

This is a beautiful entertainment center. Love the sawhorses.

-- Jim Westbrooks

View doms's profile

doms

41 posts in 2100 days


#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.

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

View Budgie's profile

Budgie

191 posts in 2685 days


#14 posted 10-24-2009 12:53 PM

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

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

View tdv's profile

tdv

1130 posts in 1817 days


#15 posted 06-15-2010 10:33 AM

It’s a cracker! nice work Dominique
Trevor

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase