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Craftsman Credenza/TV Cabinet

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Project by schroeder posted 04-25-2012 03:21 PM 3536 views 16 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

TV Stand/Credenza built out of local White Oak. Built for a friend and his wife, ~ 80 hours including designing. Lotsa parts! Ammonia fumed for 24 hours, 2 coats sealer, 4 coats poly. I posted on the Sketchup site if anyone wants the plans. Proportions were designed by the client, I was hoping he would hate it so I could keep it! – the proportions are really well suited for a nice piece of furniture. Solid wood throughout, should hold together for a few generations. A lot of the finishing was chosen by them, (round pins in the mortices, no round-over on the edges, no taper on the legs and a satin finish). I also added the Greene and Greene indent and a Rodel finish to the legs just so they would have SOME kind of ending…Built to either fit against a wall, or in the middle of the room….I could use a couple of these in my house!
Sketchup Link is

http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=2d63908b26daefa56af4a20de13cb179

Schroeder

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Rogue

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#1 posted 04-25-2012 03:48 PM

Looks good bro! Always wanted to do some fuming but never got around to it. Maybe you could post one of your instructional write ups and show us how its done. ay!

-- Rogue

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pintodeluxe

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#2 posted 04-25-2012 04:11 PM

Really nice job on this piece!
It is always amazing to me how even medium sized projects like this have so many parts. It can make glueups a real challenge.
Great job.
You say you used 2 coats sealer and 4 coats poly – what was the sealer – shellac?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Tim Pursell

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#3 posted 04-25-2012 04:45 PM

Great looking TV stand!

I’ve got my version in the finish room right now. I’ll probably have photos to post in a few weeks.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 04-25-2012 05:22 PM

Hi Schroeder;

Great job on this. Really nice.

Lee

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bondogaposis

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#5 posted 04-25-2012 07:16 PM

Very nice, not surprising that your client liked the proportions. The overall height to length ratio is pretty close to the golden ratio.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 04-25-2012 10:47 PM

That’s a beauty!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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GenerationWW

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#7 posted 04-26-2012 12:11 AM

very nice stand, great job!

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Karson

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#8 posted 04-26-2012 02:22 AM

Beautiful job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mloy365

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#9 posted 04-26-2012 12:21 PM

Very nice work. What do you use for sealer. Have you ever done Ammonia bending?

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#10 posted 04-26-2012 03:35 PM

Gorgeous piece!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 04-27-2012 01:23 AM

Nice work

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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