LumberJocks

Television cabinet update

  • Advertise with us
Project by joejt posted 09-01-2013 03:19 AM 618 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I remember when cars were taller and customizers used to “section” the roofline to make the cars lower.
I recently applied the same process to a TV cabinet I made in the 1980’s. At that time the cabinet was built to house a TV inside the cabinet. We bought a new flat Panel TV that had to be mounted on top of the cabinet.

I cut about a 12” section out of the vertical panels, inserted a melamine counter top and re-attached the top as a “hutch”. Now the TV is on top, components on the melamine countertop, and it looks like it was ALWAYS that way.

-- joejt





3 comments so far

View LokisTyro's profile

LokisTyro

46 posts in 581 days


#1 posted 09-02-2013 02:41 AM

Great update for what was a “useless” piece. Good job on it too.

-- -Andy ~~~~~~~ http://lumberjocks.com/projects/silent ~~~~~~~

View joejt's profile

joejt

40 posts in 2770 days


#2 posted 09-02-2013 03:34 AM

Andy,
Well, it wasn’t totally “useless”. I could have made it into a bookcase and built another base for the new TV.
I decided to shorten it and use it for the new TV because it matched the rest of the wall unit. Re-use is always a good thing.

-- joejt

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11343 posts in 893 days


#3 posted 09-04-2013 04:37 PM

That’s a great solution and upgrade on the old unit. Nothing can beat custom made. Well done!

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