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burg25December 27, 2012
I'm going to start building an entertainment center. I have a design idea that I just scratched down, any other design ideas out there? I was also wondering how any of you would go about building the frame for the center?
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World Contracting LLC
solid door panels, rather than glass with full extension drawers inside.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:19PM
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tawanda6329
I would make the center piece wider (big enough to hold 60 inch LCD TV). Solid doors to hold components out of sight.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:30PM
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norskhome
For the center section, a plywood box has a high strength to weight ratio. It will be plenty strong once you attach the face frame and back. Just make you can move it in and out of your space. Otherwise, you may want to consider building he top and bottom halves in sections.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:45PM
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burg25
Thanks for the input, I appreciate it
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:49PM
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Barnhart Gallery
Your center is more prominent than the sides; I'd reverse that and keep it to the shallowest of your depths, to allow viewing of a flat tv from different angles.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:52PM
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Dytecture
Looks like a more straight-forward design. I would be careful about having glass door for the base cabinetry especially if you have small children.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 7:56PM
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punkey90
I just finished my entertainment center which I built myself from plywood. Thought you might like to see another approach that might work. The canopy has 3 recessed lights and contains an 84" motorized projection screen. The lower cabinet holds all the audio equipment, including front loaded Klipsch speakers. The only thing I might do different would be to build around a larger projection screen, but I already had the 84" and had to fit it between 2 recessed lights already installed in the ceiling.
    Bookmark   December 27, 2012 at 8:39PM
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