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i was putting some photos in photobucket and came across this one i did about a year ago . thought it might be of interest to some of you that do this type work . some of the newer flat screens have the plugs for video , games ect. comeing out the side instead of the back. if you look on the left side of the t v youll see my fix for this . a small panel on each side that is hinged to gain acsess to the plugs and to make the removal of the unit easier if the need arises. hope everyone had a nice thanksgiving !

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#1 posted 2464 days ago

Very nice Mrtrim! One of these days electronics will all be wireless and us woodworkers can rejoice! Then if we could only get plumbers to go pipeless…hmmmm

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#2 posted 2464 days ago

great plan for the wiring!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 2464 days ago

miles we can only hope ! why is it plumbers think they can put a 4 in. pipe in a 3 1/2 in. wall ? that seems like a common practice in the building industry today

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#4 posted 2464 days ago

Beautifull wall unit! You do some really great work Mr. Trim, and a really smart solution to the side jack problem on the television.


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#5 posted 2464 days ago

Good job Mr. Trim, looks like it fits right in. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 2464 days ago

Beautiful cabinet,

I have a question, how is this unit ventilated? Those TV’s put out a lot of heat, Especially the Plasmas.

They use about 700 watts,

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#7 posted 2464 days ago

You do beautiful work MrTrim. Thanks for letting us see it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 2464 days ago

You do some nice tight work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#9 posted 2463 days ago

Mr.Trim – you’ve done it again – beautiful work.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#10 posted 2463 days ago

Another great one from the trim master! I like the way you’ve got the shelf dimensions progressvely changing. It adds a new layer of depth and gives you a nice focal point without taking anything away from the rest of the unit.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#11 posted 2463 days ago

This is a great piece, and has a lot of visual interest – which I really like. It looks like your shelves are wrapped on all sides and then put on pins.. is this correct? What did you use for finish? Excellent work.

-- Gail,

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#12 posted 2462 days ago

wow…that is amazing!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#13 posted 2412 days ago

Absolutely stunning! Can you post more pics (like with the doors in front of the TV closed)?

-- John - Central PA -

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#14 posted 2412 days ago

ill see what i have for pics i plan next time im in the area to take more as i understand theyve got the new floor done and painted the wall on the left to match the one behind the unit thanks again j c

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#15 posted 2350 days ago

Nice looking built in. I never have done a painted cabinet. What type of wood do you use? I would guess birch? Thanks for posting.


-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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