The entertainment cabinet I wrote about here is finished! You’ll remember this reclaim piece was a custom job for a client who was not ready to part with her subwoofer, and I wanted it disguised instead of sitting on her living room floor! (The living room being one of three rooms we are working on for this Minneapolis homeowner!)
… and here. You can see where the nail holes remain; shingles/paper were applied right over the top of these planks when they were first used. I am thankful for the great patina that resulted from that move!
This is a side view. In the hands of talented Alan, whose work can be found in many amazing pieces at The Porch & Atelier, this piece really rocked!
Once I had the piece back in my workshop, I decided to augment the earlier Modern Masters screen paint and patina treatment by sponging on a bit of Duck Egg Blue Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan to further vary the depth. (Note to self: Do a better job cleaning off your paint jars and bottles when you are finished using them!)Am still in love with these copper/oil-rubbed bronze handle pulls. They are a great complement to the Asian-style chest that serves as a coffee table in the client’s living room.
Finished! The space on the bottom left is the snug home for the sub-woofer; the other (adjustable) shelves are sized for components and CDs. You’ll get a chance to see this piece in situ once the project is complete. We’ve finished the paint, artwork placement, some of the upholstery and slipcovering. Pillows, lamps and other finishing accessories are yet to come!
On this new day, enjoy some old stuff!