Mission Media Wall and Mantel

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Project by DovetailNJ posted 04-11-2008 05:05 AM 3223 views 28 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ignore the dust in the close up shot, we weren’t quite finished when these were taken.
Obviously the cabinet doors above the tv got leaded glass and the top one is lighted.
The tall columns flanking the tv open for dvd storage


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#1 posted 04-11-2008 07:31 AM

Beautiful install. You are a true craftsman in you trade. Thank you for poating.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 04-11-2008 11:27 AM

Now this is nice. You have hidden the dvd storage well. I like the design and construction of this one. Again what about the wood and finish.

This has been an inspiration to me. Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 04-11-2008 12:44 PM

Now this is awesome, what a fantastic room. Thanks for sharing

-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA

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Gary Ratajczak

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#4 posted 04-11-2008 02:19 PM

Very nice – just starting to design an entertainment wall for our house. What is the wood / finish that you used?


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#5 posted 04-11-2008 03:11 PM

That is a beautiful wall! The fireplace details are awesome.

-- Hailey, ID

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#6 posted 04-11-2008 04:10 PM

Beautiful work. I went to your website and enjoyed the tour immensely. I don’t know what you charge, but I doubt you have many legitimate price-related complaints from customers.

Please keep sharing your work.


-- Sola Gratia, John

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Bill Hall

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#7 posted 04-12-2008 04:58 PM

Spectacular. May I ask what wood you used (cherry?) and how you finished it? I love that look and I’m working on a table that I would like to finish similar to your wall there.


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#8 posted 04-12-2008 07:16 PM

The wood is all maple, mostly veneer core plywood.
The fascia and door frames around the tv are hardwood, but that’s about it.
The tall columns flanking the TV are ply with a hardwood bead chased around the outside.
The frames and panels above the mantel are 100% ply. (the frame members are edgebanded)
As for finishing we use ML Campbell products, and Kremlin spray equipment.
As I recall on this project we applied a well thinned washcoat of sealer, followed by stain, sealer and topcoat.


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#9 posted 04-13-2008 04:16 AM

V-very n-nice, very nice indeed. Great execution.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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Todd Thomas

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#10 posted 01-23-2009 09:44 PM

wow…this looks great…very nice job…

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#11 posted 01-23-2009 10:53 PM

This is honestly one of the best designs and workmanship I have seen in a while good enough for any design book etc I really like the doors leading to who knows where.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#12 posted 09-23-2011 02:42 AM

I really like the design and workmanship. Nice jog.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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