LumberJocks

RSG Entertainment Armoire

  • Advertise with us
Project by Chris Davis posted 07-23-2008 02:17 PM 2434 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the entertainment armoire that I build to match all the other items for RSG. It was placed directly opposite the Murphy bed in the room and had a corner desk connected to it also. In this one room I had the armoire, the Murphy bed and two desk.

For the TV section I used pocket doors from KV. To hide the doors when open, I put a patrician in that was attached with biscuits at the top and screws form underneath. I attached it this way so the pocket door hardware could be installed and adjusted after the finish. The patrician also allowed me to put adjustable shelves for a DVD/VCR or other components. There were other ways to get a shelf in there with the pocket doors, but that would have limited it to a fixed shelf.

All the doors and drawer fronts in this piece are raised panel 5 piece frame and panel style to match the other items.

Here are some of the building pictures
Framing out armoire
Fitting doors

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm





15 comments so far

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6699 posts in 2726 days


#1 posted 07-23-2008 02:36 PM

HI Chris;

Once again a fine project. It’s unfortunate that you’re force to work in such a tiny space. lol

Looking good.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1302 posts in 2729 days


#2 posted 07-23-2008 02:38 PM

Your right about that. I need more equipment and I’m going to IWF Atlanta, but I don’t know where I’d put it. Thanks for the post Lee.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15793 posts in 2965 days


#3 posted 07-23-2008 03:17 PM

This whole group of projects has been a real joy to look at. Very inspirational.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View RobD's profile

RobD

18 posts in 2341 days


#4 posted 07-23-2008 03:37 PM

Awesome

View steveosshop's profile

steveosshop

230 posts in 2372 days


#5 posted 07-23-2008 03:38 PM

Awesome. Thats a great piece.

-- Steve-o

View Miket's profile

Miket

308 posts in 2519 days


#6 posted 07-23-2008 04:23 PM

Very nice looking!

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

View Bigbuck's profile

Bigbuck

1347 posts in 2410 days


#7 posted 07-23-2008 04:51 PM

Very nice peice.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

View daveintexas's profile

daveintexas

365 posts in 2623 days


#8 posted 07-23-2008 05:28 PM

Wonderful job. I like the idea of being able to have adjustable shelves.
One thing I am wondering, you mentioned being able to adjust the pocket door hinges. Did you do all the adjustments prior to putting in the partitions?

Thanks for posting-
Dave

View jeepersparky's profile

jeepersparky

45 posts in 2347 days


#9 posted 07-23-2008 08:15 PM

Beautiful work, I love it.

View Raymondz's profile

Raymondz

64 posts in 2360 days


#10 posted 07-24-2008 12:00 AM

Great piece.

-- - Ray

View Kipster's profile

Kipster

1076 posts in 2500 days


#11 posted 07-24-2008 12:04 AM

Nicely done Chris, How long has this taken to complete?

Thanks for sharing.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1302 posts in 2729 days


#12 posted 07-24-2008 01:25 AM

Kipster. since this had many other items like the bed and all the desk, I outsourced the doors. It took about about 6 hours to build, a couple hours to finish (if I divide it out), and a couple house to final assemble. I don’t keep a real good record of time.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1302 posts in 2729 days


#13 posted 07-24-2008 01:28 AM

daveintexes,
Yes, I adjusted it before the particians went in. Usually something this big will pull out of square when it is delivered, so I thought I would have to pull them out and re-adjust. I got lucky and no adjustment was needed.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

View SteveKorz's profile

SteveKorz

2131 posts in 2460 days


#14 posted 07-24-2008 01:36 AM

Very nice, Chris!!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13347 posts in 2420 days


#15 posted 09-26-2008 12:56 PM

Nice Armoire.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase