Built in Entertainment Center

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Project by DBB posted 02-18-2013 04:16 AM 3024 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built-in entertainment center, storage, file drawers and display shelves in family room. Designed specifically to hold this TV and stereo equipment. Doors that cover TV are bi-folding so they can be tucked away when using TV. Base molding is integrated into lower doors so that, when the door is open, heavy items can be slid right in rather than lifting over a frame. Includes 4 file drawers and an overhead light in center space. Made primarily with materials from Home Depot: 3/4 plywood, 1×3 poplar, white paint. Last picture is of the space in our added-on family room before the cabinets were built.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-18-2013 04:43 AM

That’s a very awesome entertainment center

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-18-2013 06:02 PM

That looks fantastic! Plus the fact that you got such great results using the crappy wood from HD makes it even more impressive! Keep it up.

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#3 posted 02-18-2013 09:40 PM

hi nice work , was it painted before or after installation?

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#4 posted 02-18-2013 11:43 PM

Very nice! I have a love hate realationship with inset doors/drawers. Great job!

-- "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do... Explore, Dream, Discover” Mark Twain

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#5 posted 02-19-2013 04:13 AM

Great project!

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#6 posted 01-19-2014 06:59 PM

love the baseboard integrated into the cabinet doors.

-- I don't always have soft hands....but when I do its because I just left the woodshop.

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