Black Walnut Media Center

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Project by Kwit posted 129 days ago 1087 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was making this media center for my mom – she picked it out from a catalog – so I replicated it

I was just about to install the drawers and deliver it to her

She passed away the same week – she never got to see it finished

Black Walnut exterior with birch ply interior boxes – I may add some handle hardware for the drawers at a later date

-- don't talk about it - be about it

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Mark Shymanski

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#1 posted 129 days ago

Sorry to hear about your loss. It looks like a project she probably would have really enjoyed.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#2 posted 129 days ago

its a shame she didn’t get to see it finished. It would have made her very happy. I’m sure each time you look at this it will remind you of her.

-- Stan, Shelbyville, Ky

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#3 posted 129 days ago

I’m sorry for your loss.

Nice job, she would have really liked it.

-- Jeff NJ

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#4 posted 129 days ago

Sorry to hear that bad news. This is a very nice, smooth looking piece. I like that little bit of sapwood there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 128 days ago

I am truly saddened to hear about your loss and that she never was able to see what a great piece of work you made for her.

I looked at the pictures before I read your post and I was really impressed and a little jealous. I am in the process of assembling a built-in low cabinet across the front of my living room and I am just going to paint it white and put a concrete counter top on it. Your beautiful media center made me jealous and mad that I didn’t go for something a little more exquisite like your project. Your mom would have absolutely loved the media center. Great job.

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#6 posted 128 days ago

+1 on the sap wood use. Perfect combo of natural and architectural elements. Really just beautiful.

-- I know you know...

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#7 posted 128 days ago

Thanks for all the feedback – it’s appreciated

-- don't talk about it - be about it

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