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Project by millzit posted 928 days ago 2796 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Six piece sectional solid walnut entertainment center. I built this for a friend on the mountain here in exchange for him sawing some storm downed cherry trees for me. He supplied the walnut, which was also storm downed trees. I came away with 1500’ of nice cherry now drying in my homemade kiln:)

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millzit

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#1 posted 928 days ago

Somehow or another I goofed on posting my first project. It did a posted twice and now I am lost….HA!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 928 days ago

Welcom to Ljs don’t sweat the double posting
Great looking entertainment center,very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Lifesaver2000

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#3 posted 928 days ago

Very nice looking unit.

I am wondering if I am seeing this correctly. Are the door panels just flat panels that are flush with the front of the door frames? It looks really nice that way.

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MasterSergeant

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#4 posted 928 days ago

Super job! I too like the doors and the flush fit!

Welcome to Lumber Jocks!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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millzit

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#5 posted 928 days ago

yes, they are flush mount doors with magnetic touch latches, luv um…..

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Lifesaver2000

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#6 posted 928 days ago

I wasn’t really talking about the mounting of the doors being flush. I was referring to the panels in the doors. What I am seeing looks like the back of the raised panel doors I have done, and I am wondering if you simply rabbeted the panel so that the front is flush with the rail and stile of the door.

The flush mounting of the doors is nice too though, and I remember those push to open mag latches from the stereo cabinets in the 80’s. They are handy too.

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millzit

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#7 posted 928 days ago

ah sorry about the confusion, but yes again. the panels are flush to the rails and styles with a roundover ( can’t remember the size) on the edges. the rails and styles also have the same roundover. i rabbeted the panels into the rails and styles and i remember now having to cut the bearing off a router bit to make the roundovers on the panels. i call it sacrificial to the completion of the job…..

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cplant

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#8 posted 928 days ago

thats a lot of walnut….cant go wrong there!!!!.....nice looking cabinetry…and trades are are lways great :)

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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Martyroc

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#9 posted 928 days ago

Welcome to LBJS, the corner wall unit looks great, what di you use to finish it?

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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DocSavage45

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#10 posted 928 days ago

Sounds like a win-winand a win. I hate to see the reactive results when people w/chain saws attempt to get themselves out from under a storm, I; feeling good about that cherry! Cabinet out of walnut ain’t bad either. LOL

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Lifesaver2000

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#11 posted 928 days ago

Thanks for the additional info. Now that you describe it, I can see just what you are talking about. I don’t think I have ever seen that exact way of the making the door panels before. Very nice look.

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millzit

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#12 posted 927 days ago

it’s a satin poly finish and i used over 300’ of walnut i know, maybe more. dude had a huge stack in his barn, all glued panels, top, bottom, no plyworm…....

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 920 days ago

Nice entertainment center.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 906 days ago

Beautiful! What type of kiln do you have?

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