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Got tired of a particle board TV stand so built a new one

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We got tired of our cheap particle board TV stand falling apart more and more every time we tried to move it a little. So I put this one together. It is made from curly maple, bubinga, cherry and ebony.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"





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Canadian Woodworks

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#1 posted 1242 days ago

That’s a beauty, I like it all but especially the inset shelf for the upper electronics.

Paul

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables http://www.canadianwoodworks.com

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gillyd

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#2 posted 1242 days ago

I like it.

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lightweightladylefty

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#3 posted 1242 days ago

Don,

That’s a really nice entertainment center. . . a million notches up from particleboard! Thanks for posting.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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smitty22

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#4 posted 1242 days ago

Super nice, love that combination of wood.

-- Smitty

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ianlee74

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#5 posted 1242 days ago

Nice job Don! I like your variation from the plans on the base. I’d like to see a better picture of the top. Very nice woods!

-- Ian, Tennessee

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jim1953

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#6 posted 1242 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Splinterman

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#7 posted 1242 days ago

Sweet job.

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kfrisbie

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#8 posted 1242 days ago

SWEEET! love the contrasting wood looks great.

-- Ken, Tallahassee,FL

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1241 days ago

Nice work, I see you changed up the plans a little. Nice touch. I’m building one right now like this as well. Making mine a little bigger 24” deep and putting a 2” thick top on it with a floating glass shelf. I’m also putting in to glass doors instead of the wood dors.

I like your side panels, I made double raised panels for mine being the flat surface in the plans looked boring.

Well done & thx for sharing. Enjoy

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

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Code28WoodWorks

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#10 posted 1241 days ago

Thats a heck of a lot better than MDF! Love the two-tone look as well!

-- "There's no worse feeling than that millisecond you're sure you are going to die after leaning your chair back a little too far. "

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steliart

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#11 posted 1241 days ago

very well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Spoontaneous

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#12 posted 1241 days ago

That would just ‘make’ my entertainment room (of course, I’d have to change out everything else). Your piece looks elegant and the colors give it an Art Deco tilt. Nice work!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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blockhead

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#13 posted 1241 days ago

“So I put this together.” Wow, did you ever! And put it together very well I might add. I love the wood combination and finish. Beautiful and functional, a very successful build. Well done!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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rogerw

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#14 posted 1241 days ago

very nice! add that one to my fav’s!

-- >> my shop teacher used to say "do the best at everything you make for your mom because you're going to see it for the rest of your life!" <<

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RetiredCoastie

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#15 posted 1241 days ago

Very nice Don! I like the wood combination.

-- www.thepatriotwoodworker.com Proud Supporter of Homes For Our Troops

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