|Project by kedmiston||posted 11-13-2013 04:09 AM||1893 views||3 times favorited||7 comments|
Finally finished a project started last Dec (11 months ago). This is a built-in entertainment center placed in a corner of the living room. The flat screen TV is mounted on the wall above it, with the cables (still need to hide the speaker cables) routed up through the wall so they aren’t visible.
I used 3 sheets of paint-grade 3/4” D3 Maple plywood (with plenty left-over to make a small bookcase for my mother-in-law…next project), with Poplar 3/4” x 1 1/2” for the face frame.
The door has metal mesh screen (very heavy duty) since this cabinet covers the A/C return air vent. You can just make out the bass speaker behind the door which not only hides the speaker, but the speaker also blocks the return air hole in the wall from view thru the screen mesh. That also slightly reduces the noise from the A/C fan. Behind that door is also the various connections for LAN, speakers, etc.
The paint scheme is meant to match up with the deep brown color of the accent colors used in the wood floors. This can be seen in the last pic that shows the entry foyer in the background.
Thanks for looking.