TV and Games Console Cabinet

Carpentry Designs: TV / Games Console Cabinet

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Intro

I’m not a big gamer, but I played a lot when I was younger. Having dug out a Sega Megadrive, SNES, PS1, PS2 and Wii from the parents’ lofts, the former TV cabinet was a mess of consoles, games and wires. The solution? Custom build something to suit.

Finished Cabinet

Finished Cabinet
Inside of Cabinet

CAD Drawings

You can download the .skp file to import into SketchUp here: https://phil.lavin.me.uk/downloads/TV-Cabinet.skp

CAD Drawing of TV Cabinet with Doors Closed
CAD Drawing of TV Cabinet with Doors Removed

Construction Photos

Materials

The cabinet is made from the following materials:

  • Frame: 40mm x 40mm planed square edge timber
  • Panels: 18mm MDF
  • Doors: 18mm MDF with 9mm MDF trim
  • Back: 3.2mm Hardboard
  • Shelves inside cupboard: 18mm MDF
  • Top: 40mm white oak worktop
  • Paint: Johnstones Water Based Satin (mixed to Farrow and Ball “Pitch Blue” colour)
  • Top Oil: Base coat of Osmo Wood Protector (Clear), Top coats of Osmo Top Oil (Clear, Satin)

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