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Project by nbistecche posted 848 days ago 871 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This entertainment center will go under my 50” wall mounted tv. It is made of solid African mahogany, African mahogany veneered plywood, and poplar veneered plywood. I stained the mahogany with a standard mahogany stain and sealed it all up with a water based polyurethane. As you can see, the drawers are dovetailed. I used my jig and router to mill them. Next time, I will make rabbeted dovetailed drawers. probably with some drawer slides. Thanks for looking.

-- measure once, cut twice.

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#1 posted 848 days ago

Just love it when natural woods make a project pop in contrast. Great job and nice showing of the dovetails too.

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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#2 posted 848 days ago

That looks awesome the African Mahogany is a Beatiful wood, and the Dovetails againts the lighter wood really stand out. That finish looks flawless, was it sprayed on, or brushed on? Either way it’s great looking.

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

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#3 posted 847 days ago

Great job! Like the design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 847 days ago

Very nice! Finish looks great.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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Doug Scott

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#5 posted 846 days ago

Nice work: sorry but I don’t care for a glossy finish, to each his own. To me a satin finish show off the natural look of the wood.

-- Furniture By Douglas, Comstock Park, MI

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#6 posted 845 days ago

Thanks for the comments. Doug, I will try a satin finish soon to see the difference.

-- measure once, cut twice.

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