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Thread: Arts and Crafts/Mission Style Entertainment Center

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006

    Arts and Crafts/Mission Style Entertainment Center

    Finally... a completed project from my shop this season! I seem to get time for fewer and fewer projects these days, and this ones been on my bench since spring. Its an A&C/Mission style entertainment center made of quartersawn white oak and oak ply, with cherry bow tie inlays on the top. Dimensions are roughly 68 x 22d x 29 high. Construction is mainly glued dados and pocket holes. The corbels are doweled, and the door grids are half lapped. The finish is a mixture of early american and colonial maple, with a poly clear coat. Most of the QSWO was salvaged from the Widmer Wineries.



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  2. #2
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    Dec 2008
    Santa Claus, In
    Wow, that is sharp. Close to what I am going to build this winter, I hope.

  3. #3
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    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    Sweet Entertainment center Scott that salvaged QSWO is awesome, super ray flecks, nice job One of those is on my radar in the near future, will have to study yours for ideas

  4. #4
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    Aug 2008
    Under MI thumb
    Good job Scott, looks real nice.

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  5. #5
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    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Fantastic - very well done - love the details.
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  6. #6
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    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    very nicely done scott,, maybe i should start driking wine if it make oak look like that the bow ties are nice touch.. and the qswn oak is premo!!!! maybe you dont get alot out of your shop this year but what yu did is worth the wait...
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  7. #7
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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Super nice job Scott. Like others have said the qs oak is outstanding and the butterfly inlays really show off the quality.
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  8. #8
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Nice job! Love the dutchmen on the top!
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  9. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Escondido, CA
    Lovely, just lovely. You ought to be very proud of yourself.

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    You done good. Enjoy.

  10. #10
    Beautiful piece of work!

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