Modern credenza or console

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Project by LeChuck posted 207 days ago 1739 views 25 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch


This is a credenza/console made to use under a TV. It is 44 inches wide and about 24 inches tall.

The style is influenced by my favorite mid century-modern/Danish furniture.

The main case is made of bamboo, the sliding doors are bookmatched from a beautiful piece of quartersawn Sycamore, and the base is made of Mahogany with mortise/tenon joinery.

I didn’t take photos of the inside but it has a central partition and 2 floating shelves, and holes for passing A/V cables.

Finish is Danish oil.

Thanks for looking!

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#1 posted 207 days ago

beautiful work. A classic modern design. The book matched doors are great.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 207 days ago

Wonderful design and build. Seeing a mid-century credenza and not wanting to pay $$$ for it, was one of the reasons I got into woodworking. On my bucket list.

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#3 posted 207 days ago

Well, for some of us the only way to have nice furniture is to make it :)

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#4 posted 207 days ago

Great work! Love the sycamore. Was the bamboo a ply?

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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#5 posted 207 days ago

Thanks Clint. The bamboo is solid bamboo lumber, not plywood.

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#6 posted 207 days ago

Fantastic work. Well done

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#7 posted 206 days ago

Cool design and I love the book matched doors.

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#8 posted 206 days ago

Nice. I’ve never used bamboo, except very small projects. This looks really good. I like the half-lap corners. The sycamore-wow. Great design and style. Mixing the colors and wood varieties adds to the interest, but the design itself is eye catching.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 206 days ago

Really sharp. Keep up the good work.

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#10 posted 206 days ago

I think you absolutely nailed the design. the sycamore is really stunning.
well done!

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#11 posted 206 days ago

nice job

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#12 posted 206 days ago

Very well done. I love the look of this

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#13 posted 206 days ago

That’s a very nice cabinet. The wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#14 posted 206 days ago

Thanks for the comments!

-- David - Tucson, AZ

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#15 posted 206 days ago

Fantastic wood choice and execution. I dig it.

-- Brian Timmons -

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