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Project by TravAlbright posted 08-22-2017 06:01 PM 984 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a commissioned order for a barn door tv stand. This was the first piece that I was asked to put barn doors on, and I was happy to take on the challenge. Not knowing much about making furniture to fit barn doors, I started my build. Once the hardware showed up, I test fit it, and found out that the top rail (it was 4”) was too narrow for the hardware that I ordered, so I had to take the top apart and put a 6” rail to fit the hardware. Once everything was figured out, the stand went together quickly. Old weather gray with an ebony top was what they asked for, and here are the end results.

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.





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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 08-22-2017 10:24 PM

That’s a really cool looking TV stand Trava! Nice work !

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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TravAlbright

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#2 posted 08-22-2017 10:42 PM

Thank you!

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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Deanoside

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#3 posted 08-23-2017 04:07 AM

Looks good. My wife was looking and well let’s just say I know what my next project is lol

-- A learning man is Alive a learned man is dead

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#4 posted 08-23-2017 12:19 PM

Lol they are fun to build. Fairly simple, time consuming

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#5 posted 08-23-2017 02:25 PM

I have made one too. like you said simple, nice, and very time consuming

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#6 posted 08-23-2017 02:29 PM

very neat looking colors go well together …neat …GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 08-23-2017 02:37 PM

Thank you everyone

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#8 posted 08-23-2017 05:24 PM

This is a nice cabinet.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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TravAlbright

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#9 posted 08-23-2017 05:42 PM

Thank you

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#10 posted 08-23-2017 09:29 PM

Nice mix of new TV, I assume, with the barn door!
I like the look and the functionality.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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TravAlbright

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#11 posted 08-24-2017 12:54 PM

Yes. Thank you!

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#12 posted 08-26-2017 07:26 PM

Just goes to show that country girls can have their barn doors anywhere they want them, well done, looks great

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#13 posted 08-26-2017 09:39 PM

Love the cabinet and doors, don’t really care for the gray though. Nice job.

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TravAlbright

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#14 posted 08-28-2017 01:44 PM

Thanks everyone. Gray was what the customer wanted, so that is what they got lol

-- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#15 posted 08-28-2017 02:11 PM

I like this design a lot. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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