|Project by groovy_man_6||posted 09-29-2011 05:57 AM||2146 views||8 times favorited||6 comments|
This is a TV stand & cabinet that I built as a Christmas/Birthday present for my dad, to house his 73” TV (excessive? yes.) A few considerations: 1) I made it from Pine to keep it as light as possible so it was easier to move 2) I used plywood intentionally for its strength and lack of expansion/contraction 3) Most of the cabinet was made from salvaged pine of many types from many sources 4) The side panels and front wainscot panels are floating in 1/4” rabbets 5) All hardwood dowel joinery 6) The dark brown finish was accomplished through part dye (transtint) and part stain followed by 2 coats of polyurethane and did a nice job of making the disparate types of wood look more uniform and matching 7) The top cabinets have no front or back to allow remote control of a DVR, Amp, etc… 8) Brass knobs, hinges, and screws.
This should put his TV right at eye level and house all of his electronics for years to come. Hope you like it dad!