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Project by Steve posted 153 days ago 834 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought a few new pieces of audio and video gear this winter and I felt they needed a new home so I built this new AV rack from solid cherry with ebony accents, G&G style. I modeled the base and the drawer pulls after the blanket chest project from The Wood Whisperer Guild Build and borrowed the drawer design from Darrell Peart. This was my first major piece of G&G style furniture and it was a challenge for me indeed!! I bought the extruded aluminum post from 8020 inc on ebay along with the aluminum “L” backers that hold each shelf. I used all water based finishing products from General Finishes, my first time with water based stain. I learned a lot from this project and I’m looking forward to the next one.





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 153 days ago

Looks great! Lots of nice details.

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The Box Whisperer

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#2 posted 153 days ago

Very slick, very nice work. Way to give your audio gear its due. I went for a much simpler approach, simply a finished slab! The cherry seems to have taken the stain very nicely, keep up the good work.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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PurpLev

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#3 posted 153 days ago

looks fantastic!

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KodaBear

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#4 posted 153 days ago

really great job!

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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Steve

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#5 posted 152 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

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Philip "Pip" Storm

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#6 posted 152 days ago

This is absolutely beautiful. The details are exquisite and inspiring!

-- Well, I'll be screwed, glued, and tattooed!

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Steve

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#7 posted 152 days ago

Thank you Pip, no one has ever said my work was exquisite or inspiring, thank you very much.

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SantaPaulaCraftsman

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#8 posted 152 days ago

EXCELLENT!! Some woodworkers over-amplify G&G features, and it ends up looking awkward. Yours are subtle… just like the good brothers themselves.

Nice work. I’m jealous.

-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn

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ms0099rg

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#9 posted 152 days ago

nothing but sweetness here!!

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Steve

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#10 posted 152 days ago

Thanks everyone I really appreciate the kind words. SantaPaulaCraftsman I struggled with G&G details to make sure it was enough and too not “over-amplifiy” the details.

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HillbillyShooter

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#11 posted 152 days ago

Great incorporation of G&G design elements and outstanding finish! Your use of G&G elements is subtle and very nicely incorporated in a piece needed for the contemporary world.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Rick

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#12 posted 151 days ago

Very Nice Work indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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jmacz

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#13 posted 144 days ago

Nice audio rack. That is a project I really need to get started on. Glad to see you have acoustical treatment (tube traps etc.) in the audio room as well.

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