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Topic # 25568 25-Aug-2008 18:38 Send private message

Sorry if this is a bit off the normal topic - but can anybody recommend a cabinet maker for a simple custom entertainment unit?

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  Reply # 159724 25-Aug-2008 21:51 Send private message

if you can't go for a drive down to hamilton and visit one of the few cabinet makers in te rapa straight then pop in to "wood furniture" in wairau park , assuming they are still there - i had a custom coffee table made to match an entertainment unit i bought from there (which came from hamilton).  they took my custom specs, sent to the guys in hamilton, quoted me a price and then dropped it a little Wink i was extremely happy with the result.

http://yellow.co.nz/companies/Furniture&Furnishings/Wood-Furniture-Ltd/100907627_869.html




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  Reply # 159726 25-Aug-2008 21:53 Send private message

oh, and here is a shot of the entertainment unit I have - it was made from heart rimu, you cant see the coffee table in the shot though but it matches the style of the ent unit





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  Reply # 159774 26-Aug-2008 08:18 Send private message

Nice Regs, thanks.

I was originally looking at a natural-wood unit like yours, but she-who-must-be-obeyed thinks we should match
the look to the plasma which will be wall-mounted above. So probably will go for a modern look - MDF, Formica, etc.

Wonder if "Wood Furniture" cater for this type of material?

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