TV stand

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Project by Al Wojcik posted 956 days ago 1162 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a TV stand I made my girl friend !!!, it is made of red oak plywood with a solid wood with a 5/4 thick top.
The inside of the cabinet was pre-finished (painted and stained) before assembly which made things easier overall.
I had to custom match the stain to her existing end tables and the color came out really close to the the table color she wanted. I finished the piece with 5 thin coats of Crystalac and then hand rubbed it out and then waxed it. Overall it came out looking ok even thou I did not like working with a wiping stain, it was hard to blend the color evenly. Any comments would be nice !!! Have a great day.

-- Woodman12608, cedar Lake, IN

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#1 posted 956 days ago

Good looking TV stand,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 956 days ago

Nice TV stand Like the proportions and finish looks good. Not real sure about the white interior and the prefinished shelf though. Keep up the good work

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#3 posted 956 days ago

Not only does it look beautiful, you did a great job making it! I’m sure she’ll love it!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 956 days ago

Slick finish, like glass. Red oak is a classic, and very pretty wood. It’s my favorite wood to default on for a major, since I can get it here for around 2/bf.

Looks great, and I especially like the trim work you did. Keep it up. :)

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#5 posted 938 days ago

Very nice work on the TV stand.

-- Behind every great man is his wife with rolling eyes.

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