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cjg333 wrote:
Love this door - The door is an inspired way to solve the ventilation problem for components. Who makes the panel inset? Thanks in advance for the help.
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cjg333,
The inset panel for this cabinet door is made of wood and was purchased online at patterncut.com. It is pattern A. Our carpenters then made the frame for it and attached a magnetic catch so there isn't any hardware on the outside of the cabinet. As you can see, we painted the inside of the cabinet black so you can't see the equipment inside through the little air holes. All of this equipment is used with a single remote via the use of an IR repeater kit with the wiring going from the back of this cabinet to the back of the TV.

Glad you like our project.

Laurie Crum - Designer http://www.SummitDesignRemodeling.com
November 12, 2013 at 6:11pm     
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berli2la wrote:
What is the color on the walls (green)?
   Comment   January 7, 2013
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Hi Berli21a,
Thanks for your inquiry. This wall color was already present before we did this remodel so we just computer matched it to what was already there. I am told that this is Sherwin Williams # 7726 Lemon Verbena.

Good luck with your project.

Laurie Crum
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www.summitdesignremodeling.com
January 24, 2013 at 9:51am   
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sharonlee311 wrote:
Where can I find the screen material? - I need to replace a panel in my AV cabinet door with something that allows air to circulate. Great looking!
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January 11, 2012 at 10:37am   
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Hi Sharonlee311,
We purchased this grill from http://www.patterncut.com. It is pattern A, 1/4" thick wood. There are several different designs to choose from and you can specify your desired size. It comes unfinished and we painted it to match the walls because we did not want to call attention to this cabinet. We also installed a magnetic catch on the inside of the door so there isn't any hardware on the front of the cabinet. Our carpenters built the frame to go around the grill and, of course, the cabinet.

Hope this helps you out.

Laurie Crum - Designer http://www.summitdesignremodeling.com
June 19, 2012 at 10:23am   
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For this particular project, the client wanted to frame out an existing wall to install a fireplace and TV niche. The firm inserted a patterned panel into a cabinet door, and attached it to the allotted space. "This niche not only hides all of the wires for a nice, clean look," says Summit's design consultant Emily Miner, "but it also allows for heat and air circulation for the electrical components." Most electronic equipment emits heat, so it's important to make sure that whatever area the TV components are in has ventilation. And if you're worried about your remote, try installing an RF repeater — which sends a signal to the cable box — under the TV.
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5. Consolidate items according to purpose. Create separate storage areas for gaming, videos and music. Encourage family members to keep each area clean by installing an organization system for all of the bits and pieces. Labeled boxes and bins or hanging wall organizers will help keep the space tidy and make it easy to find that frequently-disappearing remote. This hidden niche was designed by a contractor to tuck away the components for a wall-mounted TV. Read the full post here to get the scoop on the best way to do this. Keeping home electronics organized is really just like organizing any other part of the house. Take the time to label and clean everything, and you'll save yourself time and frustration later on. More: Well-Styled ElectronicsHow to Hide Plugs and SwitchesHome Tech: Getting Rid of Wires Without Sacrificing SoundHome Tech: Speakers Matter (and Can Look Good, Too)
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