Greene and greene tv stand

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Project by Sumthinlikeawoodninja posted 05-30-2016 12:46 AM 1720 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I first saw this design on ljs the gentlemans user name is skeys. This project was a real skillbuilder. I used hand tools exclusively for all of the jointery and almost all of the milling. It was perfect timing to break in my new jointer plane. I even opted to go the handplane route to make the underside chamfer on the top which. One small hurdle to overcome was how to create the groove on the top door stile. I decided to go after it with chisel and router plane. As for the materials the cherry used for this project was very co operative no real issues with stability. Which was a concern with the case panels being 15” in width and the top being around 19”.
As with anything greene and greene the pillowed plugs can try your patience but they look so cool once they are done (: Thanks for having a look

-- Jason,WI "Whether you believe you can or believe you can't you are right!"

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#1 posted 05-30-2016 12:54 AM

I like it. It has a nice design and colors fit perfectly.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#2 posted 05-30-2016 03:41 AM

im a big g & g fan and i gotta say you killed this one brother,it rocks,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 05-30-2016 03:48 AM

Thanks pottz! I cant take credit for the design but those were my exact thoughts when i first saw this design.

-- Jason,WI "Whether you believe you can or believe you can't you are right!"

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#4 posted 05-30-2016 10:11 AM

Realy incredible table/cabinet, beautiful design. Those ’’finger’ joints with ‘touch’ of G&G and dovels are great. Me also made one cabinet with this type of joinery. I must admit it’s very sturdy and reliable.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 05-30-2016 11:11 AM

Great work with the hand tools!

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#6 posted 05-30-2016 11:34 AM

beautiful piece

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#7 posted 05-30-2016 01:25 PM


-- -Jim, "Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law." -- Solon

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#8 posted 05-30-2016 02:20 PM

I love it. What was your process with the legs?

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#9 posted 05-30-2016 02:55 PM

Thank you! The leg blanks were 2”×2.75” I made a few templates to chose from. The one i went with had the apex land in the center of the case. The leg curves from both sides. They are 1 3/8” at their narrowest point. The top and bottom few inches were scribed with a compass.

-- Jason,WI "Whether you believe you can or believe you can't you are right!"

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#10 posted 05-30-2016 04:47 PM

That is a great piece. I really like the figure on the front of the doors. Adds a nice accent to the overall design.

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#11 posted 05-30-2016 06:01 PM

This TV stand 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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#12 posted 05-30-2016 09:33 PM

This is a fantastic piece of furniture; all the better for using only hand tools.

-- Gary, Florida

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#13 posted 05-30-2016 11:58 PM

Great looking G&G TV cabinet! You chose some nice details, without overdoing it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#14 posted 05-31-2016 12:10 AM

Hey Jason, that really looks great. All hand tools adds to it.

-- Scott K., Virginia

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#15 posted 06-01-2016 08:49 AM

Love G & G great work on this

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

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