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Project by grumpy749 posted 12-22-2013 03:43 AM 1507 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just in time for Christmas. I’ve been working on this project for more than two months now, off and on. Mostly off. The wife started putting a little pressure on me to get it done for Christmas but the last thing we want to do is hurry a project. that’s a sure fire recipe for mistakes. But anyway a couple of late nights in the shop got it done. The wood is red oak with red oak stain. Minwax wipe on satin poly for the finish. The top is an inch and a quarter thick strips on edge then glued up. I can’t buy 6/4 stock, just too expensive. One big drawer and four adjustable shelves. I used black smoke glass for the doors with a nice effect. This is the first time I used smoke glass and I was worried that the remote signal for the electronics in side wouldn’t pick up the signal but everything works fine. Thanks for checking out my work. Denis

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !





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#1 posted 12-22-2013 04:06 AM

Denis—- Nice design … looks terrific.

You are a little ahead of me. I am working on a similar project for my daughter … started out to be a Christmas present, but it looks like it will be a birthday (January) gift instead.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 12-22-2013 04:14 AM

Nice job – charming little piece
I stayed in grande prairie 25 years ago – great country out there and great people

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 12-22-2013 04:16 AM

Very nice. I’m contemplating something similar. (It’s #137 on my list of projects.)

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.

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#4 posted 12-22-2013 04:36 AM

I also need to make one just about like that. Seems pretty popular.

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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#5 posted 12-22-2013 10:12 AM

Great job, love the design and the finish

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#6 posted 12-22-2013 11:28 AM

Very nice Denis. Beautiful wood and finish, nice design and a great additions to the home…thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 12-22-2013 01:49 PM

Very nice. Love the color.

-- tel

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#8 posted 12-22-2013 03:14 PM

Very nice work, Denis. It’s a beautiful stand.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 12-22-2013 03:26 PM

looks great

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#10 posted 12-22-2013 04:03 PM

super looking stand ,great job.

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#11 posted 12-22-2013 04:10 PM

Outstanding….

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#12 posted 12-22-2013 05:32 PM

Awesome TV stand.
My wife put in a request for a TV stand but I don’t have a Christmas deadline. I hope the one I build comes out as nice as yours did.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#13 posted 12-23-2013 12:03 AM

Nice looking stand, Denis. I especially like the style and color. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#14 posted 12-23-2013 12:25 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#15 posted 12-23-2013 01:43 AM

Thanks a lot for all the nice words guys. recognition from ones peers is of the highest complements.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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