TV stand

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Project by hairy posted 09-24-2008 12:18 AM 2169 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just put the tv on this noon. 42” LCD, what did we before they came out? It’s red oak, dowel pins in the dividers. Cutting the compound angles upside down was the trick . Mistakes? You betcha!

-- Genghis Khan and his brother Don, couldn't keep on keeping on...

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#1 posted 09-24-2008 12:28 AM

Nice TV stand.
Thanks for the post.

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#2 posted 09-24-2008 12:30 AM

I like it

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#3 posted 09-24-2008 12:42 AM

welcome to LJ’s…the place where we learn from mistakes—-but I dont see any mistakes…looks nice!!!

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#4 posted 09-24-2008 12:50 AM

This is a nice looking stand. I am with Matt. I don’t see any mistakes either. The construction and finish look pretty good to me.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 09-24-2008 01:03 AM

Very nice, I’d have to have a few extra nooks for the DVD recorder, Tivo and everything else.

Gotta love those LCD HDTV’s, huh? Makes taking a photo of what’s on screen, SO nice.

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#6 posted 09-24-2008 03:35 AM

Excellent stand. Good to see plenty of breathing room for the components down below.

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#7 posted 09-25-2008 04:18 PM

NIce Stand! The Snap-On cabinets look VERY good too!

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#8 posted 10-03-2008 08:14 PM

Something for the TV was/is on my list, and I like this so I’m going to “borrow” some of the ideas in here.
“Cutting the compound angles upside down was the trick” – can you explain more?

-- "Do not speak – unless it improves on silence." --- "Following the rules and protecting the regulations is binding oneself without rope."

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#9 posted 10-03-2008 08:42 PM

My table saw is a right tilt. To cut the angle, I had to have the top facing down on the table. To cut it face up would have pinched the panel under the blade and between the fence and the blade. I believe it would have been a dangerous way to cut it. By cutting it upside down, the work piece was to the left of the blade, and the cutoff piece was free. I made the panels oversize. I cut oak strips to fit in the miter gauge slots and nailed them to the panels. I cut the sides first. Then the front bevel, and cut it down to final size along the back. The sides were the only cuts that required the runner strips. This was something new for me, too. I’ve usually made things square or rectangular. I hope I cleared that up for you.

-- Genghis Khan and his brother Don, couldn't keep on keeping on...

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