TV Stand with 2 different stains

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 19:28

Wife picked this plan for our TV stand for our new TV. Took 2 weekends to make and total cost was ~ $100.

Followed the build instruction from this website except for the "X" on both sides. I do not own a miter saw to cut all the differrent angles. Hence I cut the 60 degree angles using circular saw and speed square and put the x togetter by creating dados 3/4" deep on the center of both the 2x2 member of the X using a router.

 

For stains, we used Minwas Expresso for the bottom and the top we used Golden Pecan. 2 coats of stain folloed by 2 coats of high gloss polyurethane. 

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
~$100
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Construction grade 2x4s
Finish Used
1. Minwax Golden Pecan Stain
2. Minwax Expresso Stain
3. Minwax High Gloss Polyurethane
Recommended Skill Level
Intermediate

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