TV Cabinet

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Project by Ken Dixon posted 1327 days ago 2045 views 20 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

29 ¾ X 19 ¼ X 27 ½” (LXWXH)

Walnut and Maple. All solid wood except for back panel and interior shelf.

Opening in back panel to allow for air circulation and cables to go from electronic components to the tv.

Walnut finished with walnut Danish oil, amber and clear shellac, wax

Maple finished with clear Danish oil, clear shellac, wax.

I had made the client a coffee table a few years ago and recently a book case. All the pieces are going in the same room so needed to match.

-- Ken, Kanata Ont. Canada

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#1 posted 1327 days ago

Very nice looking cabinet. I really like the wood contrast. What knida jointery did you use?

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

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#2 posted 1327 days ago

Very nice. It should work very well with the bookcase.

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#3 posted 1327 days ago

Just a beautifully balance piece, the color are very warming as well…BC

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#4 posted 1327 days ago

Outstanding build and killer finish. I really like this piece….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 1327 days ago

I like the entire thing… all of it… can’t see anything that I would change, other than putting it in my house! :-)

I like the wood contrast here, as well as the overall layout/design of the piece, plus the details of the angled plugs, the stopped roundover on the legs, and the 3-panes of glass/door, as well as the smart addition of the vent in the back all make this a winner in my eyes.

What’s next, a couple of matching end tables?

This is a piece I think I’d want to build exactly as I see it here.

My only question is, did you use the walnut danish oil to even out tonal irregularities, or darken the walnut a bit, or both?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#6 posted 1327 days ago

Very nice.Excellent choice for finish.

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#8 posted 1327 days ago

That is gorgeous. Nice work.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#9 posted 1327 days ago

Fit for any TV in my house! Great job!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#10 posted 1327 days ago

Wonderful! If nothing good is on TV, you can always look at the stand! Very nice.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 1326 days ago

You make great looking furniture!!
Clean, crisp lines, good design and excellent eye for wood combination and grain orientation.
Really sweet work

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#12 posted 1326 days ago

Very classy and timeless looking.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#13 posted 1325 days ago

Very nice looking cabinet, you did a beautiful job.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#14 posted 1324 days ago

Thank all for the kind words.
Jonathan: Yes the Danish oil was used to even out the wood and to darken it as per the client instructions.
Eagle1: all the joinery in both the TV cabinet and the book case are mortis and tenon.

-- Ken, Kanata Ont. Canada

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#15 posted 257 days ago

Great job love the wood.

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

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