Mi casa

PROJECT: I hated my living room (gainormous custom entertainment center with built-in central AC return, raised panel wainscoting, and electronics cubby hole). This project is ongoing because I keep stopping to make fancy things.

MATERIALS: Poplar, MDF, pre-finished maple plywood

entertainment center

Front view of the bottom half of the entertainment center

AC return

AC return door (routed pattern into raised panel door)

more AC return

AC return ductwork (that’s right, kids, I HVAC as well)

AC filter

And the filter fits right in there

dvd storage

DVD storage built into the ends of the entertainment center


Bearing posts and chimney chase made pretty

electronics cubby

Cut a cubby into one of the columns around the bearing posts for handy electronics storage.


back side of electronics cubby

The back panel of the electronics cubby is removable for easy access to all the wires and cables.

raised panels

Custom-made raised panels wrap the whole room.

entertainment center with shelves

Progress on the entertainment center: added shelves for storage

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One Response to Mi casa

  1. J & J Builders General Contractors says:

    Wonderful trim work, if you ever need a job in the Washington, DC area give us a call ;-). The place looks great.

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