Building my own av unit.

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  1. hype_male

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    As I am upgrading some of my equipments, ive deided to get rid of the old unit and build a new unit.

    Went to B & Q today and bought 2440x 1220 x 18mm mdf board. All cut to the sizes I wanted for free (hurrrrry).

    Will be loading up some pictures once I get started.

    Good / bad and recommedation welcome.
     
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    Oh gonna subscribe to this as i'll be doing the same in January

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    What size pieces did you have cut?
     
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    Pictures pictures pictures, I too will be interested in this, Its always good to know that i'm not the only one who embarks on such a project. I made all the cabinets and storage in my TV room. Good luck with your project and if i can be of any help feel free to get in touch :thumbsup:
     
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    pictures...... please...!
     
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    Guys as promised, here's few picture of my build so far.

    The guy who cut my mdf at B&Q adviced me to use timber to give the mdf support so I bought 2 meter long timber as well from B&Q.

    I cut 4 small bit from the timber and screw it on the edges of the mdf (see picture). To hide the timber I used mdf to build a case around the timber.
     

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    Here the plan was to give the build support in the middle by using 2 further small bit of the timber I cut and use mdf to build a case to hide the timber in the middle.
     

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    I told the guy to cut the mdf 4 feet and a bit over x 1 feet and a bit over wide.
     
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    This is how far I got untill I get back from work to carry on. My speaker are beech like colour so am thinking of painting the unit white. Feel free to recommend what colour i should paint the unit.
     

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