Tag Archive | entertainment-center
Entertainment Center 7: The Finale

Entertainment Center 7: The Finale

The entertainment center is finished! Yep, you read that correctly. It’s all done. After completing construction last time, all that was left to do was mount the hardware, stain the top and base, and then cover everything with polyurethane.

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Entertainment Center 6: The Doors

Entertainment Center 6: The Doors

The final things that needed to be constructed for the entertainment center were the doors. These are a simple frame but the interior panel is actually a lattice ‘weave’. I wanted these to come out right since they are a major visual feature of the entertainment center so I took...

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Entertainment Center 5: The Drawer

Entertainment Center 5: The Drawer

Yes, I’m still not done with the entertainment center…

It’s a good thing I didn’t make woodworking my career. I think it has been almost a year since I started this project. I’d have to charge like $100,000 for this piece just to break even. I haven’t been working full time...

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Entertainment Center 4: Base, Shelves, and Top

Entertainment Center 4: Base, Shelves, and Top

As promised, I completed the base of the entertainment center this time, along with a couple of other little details. The base is just made up of four corner blocks and four rails screwed together with some pocket screws. The corner blocks were actually pretty easy to make although I...

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Entertainment Center 3: The Face Frame

Entertainment Center 3: The Face Frame

Getting back into the swing of things with this project gave me the opportunity to finally mount my new Freud Diablo blades in both my table saw and my miter saw. I was not disappointed, not that I expected to be. I mounted a 40 tooth blade on the...

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Entertainment Center 2: The Carcass Revisited

Entertainment Center 2: The Carcass Revisited

Well, some four and a half months ago I started building a proper entertainment center for our basement. You may remember my first post about this project but it has been so long I won’t be upset if you’ve forgotten about it. I’ve been told if the entertainment center...

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Entertainment Center 1: The Carcass

Entertainment Center 1: The Carcass

I haven’t quite finished the Jeweler’s Bench project but the boss really wants to upgrade our entertainment center now that we’ve got a nice new TV and furniture in the basement. We looked around for one to buy but just didn’t find anything we really liked. Then I started searching...

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