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Project by Albe posted 248 days ago 1113 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This entertainment center was made with leftover Bamboo flooring and African mahogany finished with Old Masters cherry wiping stain and top coated with Varathane Satin Poly. I originally did not want to stain it but the African mahogany’s color was to inconsistent. Only two more things to make and my recently acquired man cave will be complete. Thanks for looking.

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JustJoe

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#1 posted 248 days ago

I think it came out nicely with the stain. When you’re using hardwood flooring for other things like this, how do you deal with the grooves that usually run along the bottom side? Do you have to plane it thinner or do you just stick that side in somewhere it won’t show?

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#2 posted 248 days ago

Good build,nice use of material.

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TheDane

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#3 posted 248 days ago

Albe … Nice work … thanks for posting.

Just curious … what are the dimensions (height, width, depth)?

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 248 days ago

Looks Great Albe! Nice work!

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Albe

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#5 posted 248 days ago

Thanks guys, Joe this is the first time I used left over flooring. In this case I just left it as is because you have to be lay down to see the underside. I am also going to build a desk with leftover but will probably use 1/4 plywood underneath to hide the grooves.

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 248 days ago

Very nice and good use of left over flooring,,,, Well done.

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 248 days ago

Beautiful entertainment centre, you did an excellent job…well done.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 244 days ago

Great looking build, like the design and it matches the floors. Love the bamboo and the finish. Great job!

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SoonerFanJerry

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#9 posted 122 days ago

Very nice.

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