RSG Entertainment Armoire

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Project by Chris Davis posted 07-23-2008 02:17 PM 2973 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

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#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.


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#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.

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#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"

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

Awesome. Thats a great piece.

-- Steve-o

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#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.

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

Very nice peice.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#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-

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

Beautiful work, I love it.

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

Great piece.

-- - Ray

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#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

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#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.

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

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.

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

Very nice, Chris!!

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

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

Nice Armoire.

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