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Wall mount for TV and DVD player

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Project by DonH posted 09-28-2010 01:35 PM 4669 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As part of a major kitchen renovation now underway we decided to declutter the counter top. There was a small TV and DVD player for viewing recipes and woodworking videos (and some TV time) that was taking up valuable counter space – and obstructing the view of our new glass tile back-splash installed with considerable effort.

Looking through the precision cut off bin I found some oak and a cherry dowel and made the piece you see in the pictures. I prefinished all the pieces and then doweled them together. Four brackets and one additional screw in the back mount it firmly to the wall. All wiring is concealed behind the DVD player and it is well ventilated. Waiting for the four coats of tung oil to dry was the biggest part of the project.

-- DonH Orleans Ontario





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#1 posted 09-28-2010 02:00 PM

Looks good, like the wood choice and color.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 09-28-2010 02:25 PM

Thanks Ken – that is my secret recipe for making a quick and easy Stickley/Arts&Crafts stain

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#3 posted 09-28-2010 05:18 PM

Nice work, Ken.

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#4 posted 09-28-2010 05:23 PM

Nice and simple.I was thinking of make one for my tv but a little more extensive,like more shelves for dvds and stuff.

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#5 posted 09-28-2010 06:02 PM

Hi Gul

Thanks – I guess there must be challenges being a female woodworker in your country. Keep at it, it will be worth the effort. A larger full featured wall mounted entertainment centre would look very nice. I like the floating look when there are no legs and wires.

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#6 posted 09-29-2010 03:50 PM

Nice clean project. I love the flecking in the QS top.
BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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