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Project by John posted 1426 days ago 1268 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for a customer who purchased a new flat screen TV to go in an existing large entertainment center. I did not build the large piece shown in the two photos, just the base for the TV. There was an existing pullout from the old TV on which the new stand was placed. The case is oak veneer plywood and the moldings are shop made red oak. The finish was made to match the existing finish with japan colors, blo and mineral spirits with poly acrylic satin over. The back was left open to allow the heat from the components to escape. It is low enough to the floor that the rear of the cabinet with the wires and all is not visible with the components in place.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#1 posted 1426 days ago

It looks good!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#2 posted 1426 days ago

very nice

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 1425 days ago

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 1425 days ago

Looks like it belongs there. I could not match colors to save my life. LOL

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

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#5 posted 1425 days ago

Matching colors is hard and I’m color blind but this was just a white stain, so it was very straightforward. I agree though, matching stains is an art in itself. I’m not good at matching stains in the wood tones.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#6 posted 1239 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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