LumberJocks

Remote control organizer+magazine holder+keyboard and mouse carrier

  • Advertise with us
Project by CameronD posted 10-08-2013 02:33 AM 1044 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a combination remote control organizer, magazine holder, and keyboard and mouse carrier (for the computer connected to the TV). I made the a combination because 1) I have too many controls and not enough table space, and 2) without the magazine section it would be really long and skinny. It’s made from 1/4 in maple plywood a friend gave me from one of his projects.

I’d never used edge banding, and next time I would change my order of operations. I had it all assembled and then tried to edge band, which worked but was a bit difficult. The stain was a gel stain but used some Zinsser sealcoat cut by 1:1 with denatured alcohol first, which I think made the finish a bit less even. Just more practice.





4 comments so far

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

2009 posts in 1840 days


#1 posted 10-08-2013 10:55 AM

Remember when the ONE remote had a wire attached to the B&W TV?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View AKSteve's profile

AKSteve

438 posts in 957 days


#2 posted 10-08-2013 03:40 PM

nice I need to make one of these, I hate the clutter on my end table and this would be perfect!

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

View CameronD's profile

CameronD

17 posts in 452 days


#3 posted 10-09-2013 12:09 AM

Thanks for the comments. Hunter, I’m sorry, but no. Before my time. I do remember a VCR with a corded remote, though. And my parents did have two dial-controlled tv’s.

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11236 posts in 829 days


#4 posted 10-10-2013 02:40 PM

Can’t beat projects for storage and organization. Great idea and design, will surely keep the table mess free. Great job!

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