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This is by far my largest project to date. It was custom fit to the space and his equipment. Scored the doors from a kitchen cabinet store that was relocating and didn’t need the doors any more. Plywood sides with poplar face frames. Stained minwax Ebony and 2 coats of poly over that. I bought the blum short hinges and from the info I got here was able to install them without having to buy a jig. Made a quick plywood jig to mark the holes.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 490 days ago

Wow! That’s nice! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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TheeWoodShed

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#2 posted 490 days ago

Pat, thinking its time to remove that “Rookie” tag line! This is a beautiful piece! And for family!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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bluekingfisher

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#3 posted 489 days ago

Nice work Pat, I’m sure the boy will love it.

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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Belg1960

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#4 posted 489 days ago

Thanks alot guys, appreciate the replies. David, my Marc loves it, all his equipment fits perfectly. I even build in a sliding shelf for one of the gaming systems so he can load the games.

Mark, I have a LONG way to go before I think of myself of an accomplished woodworker. I wish to build things with flowing lines like Benji, but don’t even know where to start a project like that.

There is a brand new woodworking club starting up in my area and I’ll be going to my first meeting in a couple of days. I hope this 1 on 1 face time will really help me get further along.

North Jersey Woodworkers Association xh2s3-3714770406@sale.craigslist.org
The North Jersey Woodworkers Association woodworking club has been established. The club is made up of local woodworkers of ALL skill levels & interests, amateur & professional alike. Members can meet to enjoy, learn, exchange ideas, and share their interest in woodworking with others. Each month a featured woodworking related topic is presented by an interesting guest speaker. A guest speaker is scheduled for the April 15 meeting. The club meets in Clifton on the 3rd Monday of each month, 7-9:30 PM, at the Allwood Community Church. For more info reply here through CL. (A club website will be established soon.)

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 489 days ago

Very nice job and quite resourceful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 487 days ago

Very nice entertainment center, great contrasting colors and lots of storage. Son is very lucky!

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