Cherry entertainment unit

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Project by Jesse Friesen posted 05-14-2012 03:59 PM 1881 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Our basement recently flooded so I had to build a new entertainment stand for my home theater. The interior carcass is a cherry veneer partical board but everything else is solid cherry. I incorporated the center channel into it right below the tv with a drawer below it. The drawer is not pictured but is solid cherry and dovetailed. The Tv on it is 64” to get an idea of the size. I wanted to take some pictures of it before I set everything up but got to excited and forgot, haha.

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#1 posted 05-14-2012 04:04 PM

That is very, very nice work! Love the proportions; well thought out, nice leg flair, solid hardware choices, too. Sure can tell when something is made to fit your own stuff, this looks great. Congrats, well done!

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#2 posted 05-14-2012 04:05 PM

One of the projects I have to complete this summer is a new entertainment center. Excellent work, and thanks for the motivation!

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#3 posted 05-14-2012 04:59 PM

That looks great. I particularly like the custom shelf for the center channel speaker.

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#4 posted 05-14-2012 10:31 PM

Great job on the entertainment center, it looks really nice

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 05-15-2012 03:40 AM

Nice job on the entertainment center.

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#6 posted 05-15-2012 01:34 PM

Wow great job! How did you finish the wood?

-- CWC

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#7 posted 05-15-2012 03:24 PM

Nice work. When I get around (and the skill) that what I want to do to replace our paste board center that’s falling apart.

-- Wood is not velveeta

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#8 posted 05-15-2012 03:25 PM

BTW 64” TV – you da man!

-- Wood is not velveeta

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#9 posted 05-15-2012 04:27 PM

Great job, a very nice looking entertainment unit.

-- - Martin

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#10 posted 05-15-2012 04:32 PM

Very sleek. Beautiful wood and skills! Thanks for posting.


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#11 posted 05-15-2012 11:53 PM

Thanks everybody. The finish is chemcraft plastofix lacquer that I sprayed on with an hvlp.

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#12 posted 05-16-2012 02:03 AM

Beautiful looking piece, and very well done.

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

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