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Project by jburklow posted 02-28-2018 02:13 PM 904 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a newly completed commissioned piece. It is three separate pieces. The towers are 20” X 20” X 48”, the main cabinet is 24” D X 36” H X 70” L. The finish is a custom blend using dye, danish oil, de-waxed shellac and general finish top coat. It was a great project to build and quite a challenge at the same time due to its size and getting the three pieces to fit together in uneven flooring. I used leveling feet on each piece so it can be placed anywhere and be level. It is made from quarter sawn white oak. Thanks for taking the time to look!

-- Jeff Midlothian. Texas. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com





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Douglas

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#1 posted 02-28-2018 02:50 PM

Thats a great looking piece. I like the detail of the feet, and the look overall. Nice!

-- Douglas in Chicago - https://dcwwoodworks.com

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d38

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#2 posted 02-28-2018 04:43 PM

Looks great Jeff.
Love the quarter sawn oak.

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#3 posted 02-28-2018 06:36 PM

Looks like a lot of work!

Nice finish and styling. Are the tower drawers sized for CDs/DVDs?

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jburklow

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#4 posted 02-28-2018 06:43 PM



Looks like a lot of work!

Nice finish and styling. Are the tower drawers sized for CDs/DVDs?

- splintergroup

thanks! Yes they have grooves milled into the drawers and there is a quarter inch partition that can be placed to accommodate different size cases.

-- Jeff Midlothian. Texas. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com

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#5 posted 02-28-2018 09:53 PM

That is a great looking A&C entertainment center! I really like the styling of it, and the towers!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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swirt

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#6 posted 03-01-2018 03:09 AM

Massive and beautiful. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#7 posted 03-01-2018 07:06 PM

How did you draw the curves? Drawing bow? And how did you cut them, band saw, scroll saw?

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jburklow

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#8 posted 03-01-2018 07:15 PM

Curves were all drawn with a home made drawing bow and cut out on the bandsaw.


How did you draw the curves? Drawing bow? And how did you cut them, band saw, scroll saw?

- KenBoff


-- Jeff Midlothian. Texas. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com

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#9 posted 03-01-2018 08:18 PM

Looks great Jeff

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#10 posted 03-02-2018 02:12 AM

That is a handsome entertainment center.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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