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Project by yuri posted 1618 days ago 1233 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first woodworking project. I wanted to have something from left to right and from top to bottom with empty of storage. Hmmm, tried to find something ready made, but to no available. I was thinking more and more about building one myself. I talked about that with my wife and thought she liked the idea but was not expecting that it go further than talks. Well, one day I finally decided to start. I tried to model my cabinet in Sketchup. Once I got the idea of what to make I went to BORG and bought 4 sheets of 4×8 of 3/4” red oak plywood from Home Depot and started to work…. It turned out as a big project, really. Biggest challenge was finishing! Yes, each panel was clear coated tree time both sides and since my woodshop is single car garage, so not too much space. Anyway, I made it!
Materials:
not less than 7 sheets 4×8 of 3/4” red oak plywood;
2 sheets of 4×8 of 1/4” red oak plywood;
Gallon of Zar UltraMax oil modified water based poly;
200 feet of edging veneer;
handles and hinges, lots of them;





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AngelofDeath

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#1 posted 1618 days ago

nice job on your first project….what a task to take…. I would like to do my own wall unit but have been thinking on how not to take away from the fire place

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1618 days ago

Nice look yuri

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mijohnst

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#3 posted 1617 days ago

Wow, talk about making great use of a wall. That is a beautiful piece of furniture and inspiring.

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yuri

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#4 posted 1617 days ago

Guys, thank you for warm words.
Functionally it’s a furniture, but I would say it’s more constrruction scale project ;-)

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RexMcKinnon

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#5 posted 1617 days ago

Massive. That must clear up some clutter. Great job, espically for a first project of this size. You could have done a better job centering the TV though. At least for the picture ;)

How long have you had the Athena speakers. I have the same set for about 6 or 7 years and I think my center is dying.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Ryan Bruzan

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#6 posted 1236 days ago

Props to you for taking on such a large project and making a wonderful addition to your home. Fantastic job!

-- No matter how many factors go into thinking about a project, there is always one important new discovery to be made.

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