Oak Entertainment Console

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Project by EricLew posted 05-09-2016 12:32 PM 1151 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my new Entertainment console. The plans are from Woodsmith Guild magazine #220. It is red oak, plywood and hardwood, finished in Minwax Dark Walnut stain and Satin Polyurethane. There are also the same shelves in the end cabinets. It is 80 inches long, 28 inches high, and 19 inches deep.

It was a challenging build, making lots of moldings, and miters, not to mention those louver doors. The plans called for making 6 jigs, which worked out great. It was a lot of work, but very rewarding in the end.

-- I love the smell of coffee in the morning, and sawdust in the afternoon

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#1 posted 05-09-2016 01:18 PM

That’s really beautiful. Those louvers really set that cabinet off.

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#2 posted 05-09-2016 01:43 PM

looks great

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#3 posted 05-09-2016 02:32 PM

This turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 05-09-2016 04:38 PM

It’s nice. The doors are really beautiful.

-- Alex, Bas Saint-Laurent

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#5 posted 05-10-2016 06:44 PM

Beautiful rustic style. I like that massive construction.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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