Entertainment Center to Entertainment Console

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Project by Cheyenne posted 12-14-2010 10:08 PM 5100 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These folks had a big heavy oak entertainment center designed for an old CRTV. Now they have a remodeled a little less heavy oak entertainment console for a flatscreen TV.

It took about 2 1/2 hours to do this furniture remodel. Once all of the doors were removed and the top was popped off it was just a matter of cutting the three verticals down and reattaching the top and trim.

This is a really nice well built piece of furniture that most people would have sold in order to get a new piece of furniture but instead they decided to adapt and give this piece of furniture a new functional life!

They were excited with the new look and that’s the most rewarding thing about working for individuals. Thanks for looking.

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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#1 posted 12-14-2010 10:27 PM

Nice update. In 100 years maybe someone will add a top back on and it will go around again.

Looks good.

-- Kate,

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#2 posted 12-14-2010 11:14 PM

Looks good. Much better than trying to sell it and buy a new one.

I did this also and it works out great.

It sure beats the alternative. :)

-- Kyle Shipp,

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#3 posted 12-15-2010 03:37 AM

Great idea! I never would have thought of it.

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#4 posted 12-15-2010 02:45 PM

I actually have a very similar project that I need to work on. In fact the center looks nearly identical except for colour and door design. I just need to figure out how to go about doing this one since all the joints are glued and not screwed like most off the shelf furniture.

-- -Alexei

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#5 posted 12-15-2010 03:25 PM

Alexei, the joints on this one were glued and also brad nailed in from the top with putty covering them. The dentil molding was just nailed on thru the face. I removed the dental molding first. Then just took a rubber mallet to the top and the glue and brads pulled out. Instead of backing the brads out and having holes to fill I just broke them off on the underside. Once I cut everything down I just reattached the top with glue and biscuits and then the molding with glue and brads. I told the customer to try to not pick up the furniture by it’s top and instead pick it up from the bottom. Hope this helps.

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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#6 posted 12-17-2010 04:48 AM

Looks good man. Glad to see you are keeping busy. How iis the built in project coming?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#7 posted 12-17-2010 09:56 PM

Thanks Brandon. Hopefully the built in will be completely installed this weekend. I got most of the way done on Sunday before the snow hit but had to leave before I finihsed. Just got to put the crown on and paint touchup and it’ll be done finally!

-- Cheyenne - Nashville,TN

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