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Project by lightweightladylefty posted 02-19-2011 12:58 AM 2761 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I posted my Bedroom Built-in Armoires, I learned from some of the pros that I had saved several thousand dollars by building them myself. Since we often see very large-screen TVs in beautiful entertainment centers on here (or even installed in the footboard of a bed), we wanted to keep up with the Joneses. So, instead of investing the savings in tools, we decided to upgrade to a 58” plasma TV in the bedroom.

It fits the cabinet perfectly! It works out really well since the bedroom is small and we have to watch TV lying in bed. As I lay on my side, the picture is perfect. The only problem is that, being old and somewhat arthritic, I can’t lay on one side for very long, so my husband has to flip the TV the other direction every half hour so I don’t have to watch an upside-down picture.

[Truthfully, we haven’t watched TV since the country went digital and we couldn’t get a signal on a converter box without installing a huge antenna or paying for satellite. We decided we’d rather just go without one since there was never anything we enjoyed watching anyway. It gives us far more time in the shop.]

We just thought everyone needs to laugh once in a while!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#1 posted 02-19-2011 02:32 AM

LWL I have the same problem with arthritis I lay on the floor with my grandchildren building Lego creations & my wife has to flip me over every ten minutes. Thanks for the laugh you have obviously studied people it’s amazing we’re not too different we laugh at the things people do because we’ve been there
Very Very nice furniture though,now go buy the tools

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#3 posted 02-19-2011 03:39 AM


-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#4 posted 02-19-2011 03:47 AM

LOL, also….............Like I say,,,,,,,,,

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 02-19-2011 03:51 AM

Very funny! At first I thought you were serious.

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#6 posted 02-19-2011 03:58 AM

At first I was like ? Then I was Like ? Then I was like :) That was a good friday night funny!

-- Every one makes mistakes. Some are just better at hiding them then others!

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#7 posted 02-19-2011 04:14 AM

Hey, everyone, we’re glad you’re getting a chuckle out of this. We laughed about the idea for a few days, not knowing if I should post it and whether there would be others with such a warped sense of humor as we have!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#8 posted 02-19-2011 03:54 PM

You had me going for a good while there- good one!

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#9 posted 02-19-2011 04:01 PM

Thanks, I really needed that this morning. Big smile to you.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#10 posted 03-04-2011 06:15 AM

Thanks for your comments on my elephant. Mine have also been given away but I wasn’t going to give this last one away without a picture. My best giveaway was to my grandkids and they love ‘Stomper’. Kind regards, Roman

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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