Entertainment Unit

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Project by cstrang posted 1299 days ago 1507 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a TV stand I made for my parents over Christmas. I saw a hall table somebody made at work that had a similar look so I decided to base my design on that. I used Birch plywood for the cabinets and doors and solid birch for the legs. I finished it with a dark walnut stain and three coats of lacquer.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#1 posted 1299 days ago

Super looking center, Chris!

Lots of storage, too- that’s always a plus.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 1299 days ago

Storage is important..and it looks good too…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 1299 days ago

may i be the first to say wonderful job chris…i love birch wood and you did a great job…what a nice gift it was for you to make your folks…they will cherish that forever….good when do you hang your shingle and open the doors for business…grizz…well almost first…these other two gents beat me to it….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 1299 days ago

As always great job

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#5 posted 1299 days ago

Beautiful design and outstanding work. You’re parents must be pleased with their talented son and their new cabinet.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 1299 days ago

Very nice job!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#7 posted 1299 days ago

Beautiful cabinet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 1299 days ago

Lovely job Chris! Good to see things are going well for you in your work!

-- shavins

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#9 posted 1299 days ago

Nice unit CS

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 1299 days ago

Nice work. Getting ready to build on here as well.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#11 posted 1298 days ago

Chris, this is a nice looking entertainment center that you built. I am sure your parents are enjoying it and it not only showcases the television but also adds plenty of storage. I have one of these on my list and this one certainly gives me some ideas.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#12 posted 1298 days ago

very nice job

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 1298 days ago

Hi Chris;

Great job on this. I’m sure your parents are pleased.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 1297 days ago

You did it again. A great job.

-- Guy,PEI

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#15 posted 1297 days ago

Nice entertainment unit. That should have put a smile on your parents face, espically at Christmas.

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

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