|Project by Chris Davis||posted 01-25-2008 03:17 PM||9133 views||3 times favorited||22 comments|
This is a custom entertainment center that was built for an out-of-state customer and completed on 11-02-2007. I put a lot of work in this one with it’s elaborate details. I built the doors as one-piece MDF panels with a matching arch at the top.
The post on this project were hand made. I originally outsourced them, but the supplier never came through. With a dead line quickly coming up, I made them myself, which I’m glad I did. It was easier and quicker than I thought. I made both post together in one piece and then cut them down after I was finished. I started by gluing up solid stock from Popular. I drew the half circle on the ends of my stock. With the table saw set at 45 degrees, I took off as much as possible. The rest was removed with a hand plane. I finished up with a belt sander and a stationary sander. I didn’t take that long and saved me about $150.
Raised Panel doors
Speaker grill compartment
Overall this project was fun to build and a great learning experience. To see more pictures of this go to my archived files at: http://www.wwbeds.com/november2007.htm
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