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Salvaged Vent and Reclaimed Wood Media Cabinet

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Project by rustednail posted 579 days ago 2743 views 10 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This media cabinet was custom made for a customer that wanted a unique architectural element integrated into the piece that is to be placed directly below a wall mounted flat screen television. The wood is all reclaimed barn wood taken from North Georgia area barns. The centerpiece is a salvaged vent cover from Architectural Exchange in Chattanooga, Tn. The ring pulls were handcrafted in North Carolina. A wax paste finish was used as a finish to give some protection while keeping the raw material and color natural. The top is all butcher block style made with both red and white oak.

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 579 days ago

Very cool media cabinet.great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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mbs

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#2 posted 579 days ago

that would look in the Southwest where I live. Nice job.

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

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brucethecontrarian

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#3 posted 579 days ago

Very nice piece. Do you have plans for companion pieces?

-- Bruce, UK

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 579 days ago

Very nice looking peice. Love the hardware.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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StephenSchaad

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#5 posted 579 days ago

That’s awesome!

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tomakazi

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#6 posted 579 days ago

wow, it looks great!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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rustednail

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#7 posted 579 days ago

We do have plans for a pair of matching book shelves to be placed on either side. We wanted to get this done and in place before the holidays and get the bookcases finished in the next few weeks. We will definitely post some photos with all the pieces together and in place when finished.

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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rustednail

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#8 posted 579 days ago

The Drawer Pulls were hand made by Northern Crescent Iron in North Carolina

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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rustednail

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#9 posted 579 days ago

Almost forgot we got the vent from Architectural Exchange in Chattanooga, Tn. as well

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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Brad_Nailor

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#10 posted 579 days ago

Very nice.I like the saw marks and stuff..very rustic. Nice blend of all the elements…definitely save you time not sanding! Great work.

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rustednail

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#11 posted 579 days ago

We still had to sand unfortunately. The saw marks are generally deep and will only come off with a few passes on the planer. Sanding to 220 gets it smooth while keeping the character of the wood visible.

-- Jeff Burke, Calhoun Ga, www.therustednail.com

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#12 posted 579 days ago

very awesome rustednail

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Tedster

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#13 posted 579 days ago

Really nice piece, Jeff. I’m a big fan of salvaged and repurposed wood projects. I look forward to seeing the accompanying bookshelves. Thanks for sharing.

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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JSB

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#14 posted 578 days ago

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