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Project by DonJ posted 01-14-2012 01:10 AM 2773 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this idea from a fellow Lumberjock some time ago. It is made of walnut plywood and solids, and is finishised with Seal-a-Cell as a primary cover and then several coats of sprayed lacquer. The first picture is initial install without the doors. The second picture is the top corner; the third picture is the finished installation; and the last picture is the ‘in-process’ of the doors. The center shelf that has the AVR is on drawer slides so I can pull out the AVR to install cabeling. There is a center channel between the TV and cabinet that hides some of the cables; it has a small ‘mouse hole’ level with the cabinet top so I can pull cabeling out (HDMI) to connect to a laptop when I want to run video streaming from the internet. The whole thing is attached via a French cleat.

-- Don, San Antonio, TX





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#1 posted 01-14-2012 01:14 AM

Beautiful entertainment center.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 01:14 AM

It looks like that turned out well. Good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 01:27 AM

wow very nice design!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#4 posted 01-14-2012 02:01 AM

Excellent!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 01-14-2012 03:02 AM

Love that wood, great build

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 01-15-2012 01:28 AM

that’s some fine lookin Walnut and a really gr8 lookin center

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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