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Project by Dmack posted 07-05-2010 01:44 PM 1847 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, here’s a plasma tv stand we made a few years ago, I wanted very little grain to show so we used popular and sanded ply. The finish was a bear to pull off…. used artist oil paints as a stain and tinted lacquer to really bring it together. It took the oil paint almost a month to completely dry ( who knew ) If we ever use it again, we need to allow for this or add a dryer or something…. any ideas on speeding up dry time? Again,thanks for looking.

Dennis

-- Dmack





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workerinwood

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#1 posted 07-05-2010 04:58 PM

Beautiful, great job!! Sorry, do not have any suggestions for the drying issue.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 07-05-2010 06:58 PM

This turned out beautiful, very well done! Lokks great and I’m sure it looks better in real life as well.

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

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#3 posted 07-05-2010 09:16 PM

Beautiful tv hutch.

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Stevinmarin

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#4 posted 07-05-2010 11:12 PM

Dang, that is nice! I just got a new TV and have been struggling with a stand for it. I may steal some of your ideas!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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#5 posted 07-05-2010 11:30 PM

Stevinmarin, just don’t go and sell the plans on ebay.

Dmack, it’s a very nice looking hutch but does the sound get muffled by the doors or do you leave them open when in use?

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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