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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-08-2018 07:44 PM 1055 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, this does have some woodworking on it. I was asked if I’d make a moveable TV cart for huge TV that they want to use between the classrooms in the family center at our church. I never say no so I decided to make the frame out of 3/4 square steel tube ( 5 -12 ft lengths) welded to shape. It is 26”x 56” on the bottom, 22 “x 50” on the top and 36” high.Then I put a top and 2 shelves in it made from 3/4” Maple plywood with a solid edging that is glued on and aligned with biscuits. It is finished with gloss Helmsman poly.

I added an electrical box with 2 duplex outlets in it and a cord so they did not need an extension cord when they moved it far from an outlet. I added 4 maple plywood hooks on the back for cord management. The 3” casters make it real easy to move around.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 10-08-2018 07:50 PM

simple (appearing only) yet totally functional – hope the TV is anchored good

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 10-08-2018 08:08 PM

great work,Jim
Dick said simple,yes it is simple for the mate…

-- bambi

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#3 posted 10-08-2018 08:57 PM

Jim!

Looks like it work just fine…

It’s nice to have a shelf for other electronics to go…

Very COOL… as usual…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php

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#4 posted 10-08-2018 09:13 PM

Nice one Jim, looks very professional.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#5 posted 10-08-2018 09:14 PM

A well thought out, designed and fabricated project.

Looks good and should work very well!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 10-08-2018 09:14 PM

Nicely worked out Jim, great work and should be appreciated at the family center. Clever lot of elves. Cheers.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#7 posted 10-08-2018 09:20 PM

Way nice, very functional and it looks great. The trifecta of woodworking.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#8 posted 10-08-2018 09:58 PM

Looks perfect to me! The wheels make it even better!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 10-08-2018 10:54 PM

woodworker, metal worker, electrician – you’ve got it all covered. Nicely done, Jim, and looks perfectly functional for what they need!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#10 posted 10-08-2018 11:39 PM

Very practical for the purpose Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 10-08-2018 11:45 PM

Nice!

Big casters really will help reduce the vibration during travel.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#12 posted 10-09-2018 01:17 AM

It doesn’t get much better than that. Adding the outlets in the back will serve it well. Nice job on the welding Jim.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#13 posted 10-09-2018 01:34 AM

Nice design for a big screen.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#14 posted 10-09-2018 04:18 AM

Very elegant design! It’s important that nothing, including stand, doesn’t drag attention from TV.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 10-09-2018 05:41 AM

Nice work Jim!!!

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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