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Project by Builder_Bob posted 11-08-2010 04:34 AM 2172 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple job of taking an entertainment center out of the “here’s where the big tube TV goes” era into a more functional lowboy with plenty of room on the top for the wide-screen TV that Santa might bring.

This was a solid cherry high end piece from restoration hardware and the joinery was virtually all pocket screws. Made my job easier and made me feel good my own addiction to pocket screws!

-- "The unexpected, when it happens, generally happens when you least expect it."





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GaryL

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#1 posted 11-08-2010 04:37 AM

Very nice refit. Always great to save an item from the garbage man.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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PflugervilleSteve

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#2 posted 11-08-2010 04:51 AM

Nice. I’d bet you even have a bit of scrap cherry and a couple bits of hardware to throw in the “Hmmm what could I do with this pile..”

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ed220

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#3 posted 11-08-2010 05:17 AM

Gotta love cherry wood! Nice refit.

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#4 posted 11-08-2010 05:18 AM

Actually, I am using some of the dividers for drawer bottoms right now!

-- "The unexpected, when it happens, generally happens when you least expect it."

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#5 posted 11-08-2010 07:17 AM

Nice remake job.

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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#6 posted 11-08-2010 11:33 AM

Great job on saving some nice wood..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#7 posted 11-08-2010 04:25 PM

Nice work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 11-08-2010 07:15 PM

That’s a nice conversion. And you got a lot of wood leftover, and two nice doors to use elsewhere. Good job!

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#9 posted 11-08-2010 07:17 PM

good work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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