Build your Own Entertainment CentersBook - 1997
"Build an entertainment center without having to attend night classes or buy six new machines." - Andy Schultz
As the home entertainment field explodes, so too does the need for decorative and functional furniture to organize and display your VCRs, stereos, computers and more. And because commercially available entertainment centers are often outrageously expensive or shoddily built (or both), you've probably considered trying to build your own.
Now you can...
In Build Your Own Entertainment Centers , Andy Shultz has put together a one-volume course on entertainment center construction, offering plenty of size and design options so you can produce exactly what is best suited to your room, your home entertainment equipment, and your tools and skills. Your tastes might be Mission-style or Shaker, and you might be used to working with plywood or fine cherry. No matter, you'll find options clearly described, your questions answered in advance, and your worries defused by Schultz leads you step by step through your project.
There's no skimming over details in Build Your Own Entertainment Centers . Whether the subject is as basic as stock selection or as potentially intimidating as finishing; whether it involves producing flawless 90-degree angles when muscling around 4x8 sheets of plywood or cutting the delicate facets of half-blind dovetails, Schultz takes the time to make things clear. There's never the slightest doubt that this author has been there before you, or that he can anticipate the places where errors are most likely to occur and how you how to avoid them. Better still, he's designed the jigs and fixtures you'll need to make the tough jobs easy.
And the leads to the best reason to let Andy Schultz help you build your home entertainment center. You'll not only create an attractive and practical piece of furniture, you'll also build invaluable shop knowledge and confidence, and those tools will add joy and satisfaction to your woodworking for years to come.