Media Unit

Solid Walnut was chosen by our client to compliment the darker timber tones in their interior. This striking piece, although simple to look at once complete proved to be a challenging project to get some of the details right.

The main challenge was the large open span, under the top. Our design team became concerned about the structural integrity of this detail once we saw the size of our clients TV which would sit directly on the top surface. Our client was adamant they did not want any supporting structure visible in this cavity. They wanted it to be a clean and clear as possible in order to house various electronic devices.

With the challenge thrown down we set to work on the design of the bespoke piece of furniture. We developed a bespoke fabricated metal frame, produced from 16 x 16mm box section with a 2mm wall. This metal frame would form a large ‘goal post’ like structure which would sit within a routered channel in the underside of the media unit’s top and also down the side walls. The detail can be seen in the behind the scenes manufacturing pictures below.

We also had a very fine detail around all edges a 45degree chamfer was required to match other furniture in our clients living space. Push to open, ‘soft close’ Blum drawer runners were used to complete the quality finish of the media unit.

Two coats of osmo polyxoil and this beautiful unique piece of furniture was ready to deliver to our delighted client. Take a look for yourself at some of the painstaking work that went into producing this bespoke piece of furniture…

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