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Entertainment Center with Walnut Top

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Project by Colin_Zimmerman posted 01-23-2013 03:50 AM 911 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Figured out my Jointer and Planer. Yay! Built and painted the body a few weeks ago and the TV has been sitting on a piece of plywood. The outside doors hinge out and the middle is a barrister hinge. It’s a little wide for the space but that is what is needed to fit all the electronics in it. Basic pocket hole joinery and I like it. The green color reminds me of my great grandmothers furniture in the farm house. I have to say that the hardest part was building the doors. Mullions are difficult to build and then recess the wood to fit glass took a bunch of cuts before getting the correct depth.





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Natalie

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#1 posted 01-23-2013 04:03 AM

Very appealing design and I way cool how you sized the legs to fit the space. “Where there’s a will, there’s a way!”

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#2 posted 01-23-2013 04:58 AM

i do like the color…nice job…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 01-23-2013 06:03 AM

great job .

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Jorge G.

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#4 posted 01-23-2013 11:17 AM

I can’t let you get away with it. Nice design, obviously love the walnut top, but you do need some practice on door sizing and fitting.

Coincidentally, what his name? the choperoo guy has a nice video on door sizing and fitting, do a search and look at it, I think it would help.

-- To surrender a dream leaves life as it is — and not as it could be.

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 01-23-2013 06:39 PM

Colin,
Nice work, I like the wood and paint combination.
Jorge G.; maybe with this cabinet so close to the fireplace, the ventilation spacing around the doors is going to keep the electronics from over heating and burning up. They might be a good thing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Jorge G.

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#6 posted 01-24-2013 01:22 AM

Oldtool, I like the way you found a silver lining. :-)

-- To surrender a dream leaves life as it is — and not as it could be.

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