Entertainment Center

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Project by Jim posted 01-09-2010 10:02 AM 1742 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished the whole ent. center – top and bottom. African Mahogany.. simple design but it fits the space and emphasizes the wood grain. I played with the proportions in the drawing/design phase of the top to finally get the look I wanted. I’m happy with the results. Wish I was better at SketchUp! Or drawing. Finish is a ‘cherry’ stain with multiple coats of poly. The open shelves will display some glass or ceramic objects for the owner. Glass doors below allow the use of remote control for the player and cable box. Btw, tv is 42” model.

-- Jim,

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#1 posted 01-09-2010 03:11 PM

Jim, this is a gorgeous entertainment center. It not only showcases the television nicely but it also adds plenty of storage for the av components and whatever else the owner wants to put in there. You did a nice job on the design as well.

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#2 posted 01-09-2010 03:21 PM

Nice simple and straight lines. I really like it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 01-09-2010 03:29 PM

Great work! The open cubbies would be great for speakers too, if they decide to upgrade to surround sound.

-- Will, Tampa, FL

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#4 posted 01-09-2010 03:45 PM

very nice design and craftsmanship!

-- Lars Öhlin [Sweden - Helsingborg - Domsten]

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#5 posted 01-09-2010 05:34 PM

Super looking intertainment center great job Jim

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#6 posted 01-09-2010 05:57 PM

Greetimgs Jim:

Very, very, nice. ...... I like it a lot. Great design, and beautiful craftsman.

It lookd like you spent quite a bit of time on the drawing and layout ….. superb….........

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