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TV Console build from solid cherry with pine drawers.
-- -- Alin Dobra, Gainesville, Florida
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#1 posted 07-17-2011 04:24 PM
Excellent. The curves in the legs and drawers add a very nice touch. Have you thought about adding some type of screen that will blend with the case colors to hide the electronics? Also, placing some tall art on top of the console or lowering the television to bridge the large white space between the two might add to the decor.
-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs
#2 posted 07-17-2011 04:27 PM
rrdesigns: I thought about hiding the electronics but it adds nuisances (I’m trying to rent the condo in which I placed this furniture). I also wanted to add one of my crazier woodturnings on top but decided against it (too fragile in a vacation rental place). Thanks for the suggestions, though.
Something to keep in mind is that the pictures were taken with a 24mm lens that makes the space seem much larger than it actually is. The way the room actually looks, the console, TV and decoration relationship is much better. A 50mm lens (human eye is 50mm equivalent) would not have covered both the TV and the console (room not large enough).
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#3 posted 07-17-2011 04:50 PM
WOW. That is fantastic. Love the curved legs and how it blends with the bathroom vanity.
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#4 posted 07-17-2011 06:29 PM
-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"
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#5 posted 07-17-2011 07:10 PM
A really challenging design, Alin.
I can’t tell for sure…. Are the legs tapered and curved on all four sides or just three? I can’t imagine the process.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
#6 posted 07-17-2011 07:48 PM
Charlie, the front legs are shaped on 3 sides. The forth is straight so I could cut the joinery. The back legs are only shaped sideways.
Broglea and twokidsnosleep, thanks for your comments.
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#7 posted 07-17-2011 07:57 PM
Looks wonderful. good work…
-- Elhan, Azerbaijan
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#8 posted 07-17-2011 08:24 PM
That’s amazing…I dig those legs and the descending frown of the drawers. Very creative.
-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain
#9 posted 07-17-2011 08:43 PM
Willie1031: the difficulty with the curved drawers in this piece is that they have to be curved inside as well. I actually did not realize this until I could not pull them out and I had to cut them (thanks God my bandsaw can cut 11.5”).
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#10 posted 07-17-2011 10:57 PM
I like your style, very nice work.
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#11 posted 07-18-2011 01:46 AM
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#12 posted 07-18-2011 01:54 AM
Nice piece, great lines & proportion.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#13 posted 07-18-2011 07:35 PM
Nice work Alin. Looks great and I like the curved drawers.
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#14 posted 07-18-2011 08:02 PM
All this beautiful furniture in a rental. I hope you don’t someone in and trash the place.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#15 posted 07-18-2011 08:05 PM
I made a computer table for one of my sons with very similar leg taperings, which I cut on the bandsaw and cleaned up on the bobbin sander. I love your’s very much well done alovely design and finish too. Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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