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Project by woodsyguy81 posted 07-15-2012 03:37 AM 873 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on the entertainment center from Woodsmith Magazine #180 . I just customized it a bit by extending the height of the center piece and widening the bookcases to make it hold more (we have a lot of books!). I love sketckup for that one! First real crack at carcasses and face frames. More pictures to follow as the process progresses.

Picture #2 is the mockup of the carcasses now that they’re all built. I started staining the interior since it’d be easier now rather than after the face frames are in place. Staining and poly the bases while I build the face frames and doors/drawers are my plan of attack, then full assembly.

-- Loving the outdoors since 1981!





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Routerisstillmyname

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#1 posted 07-15-2012 06:34 AM

Nice job. Looks like cabinet grade ply. will you stain or paint?

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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workerinwood

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#2 posted 07-15-2012 02:12 PM

Looking good!! Would like to see pictures when complete. Welcome to LJ”s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 07-16-2012 02:31 AM

Nice Entertainment Center.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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woodsyguy81

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#4 posted 07-17-2012 04:36 PM

Thanks everyone, I’ll post pictures of the process as I go; definitely a finished picture. @Routerisstillmyname, it’s actually birch plywood. I’ll be staining it, just not 100% certain what color yet. I leave that up to my wife!

-- Loving the outdoors since 1981!

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