Flexy Rack Progress

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  1. Jarett

    Jarett Stunt Coordinator

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    Hi all,
    I've embarked on my first DIY project, which is a Flexy rack to hold my 27" television, my dvd, vcr, xbox, and reciever. It is two components wide and 3 high, so there are 4 peices of 44x22" mdf bords. The holes are drilled, and recently we routed the edges and primed it...i will be painting soon, it will be a deep navy blue.

    Just thought i'd let everyone in on the process and any suggestions would be great!

    Thanks,

    Jay
     
  2. GrahamT

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    I also made a flexy to hold my TV. I added a smaller flexy on top on the top shelf to hold the center speaker above the TV, you might want to try that too.
     
  3. RodN

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    Hi Jarret,

    I just finished my Flexy-rack:

    [​IMG]

    I used laminated mdf (18*2) for 36mm thick shelves. The top is pine stained with rose mahogany.

    I have a build diary here if you're interested.
     
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    what are you using for washers?
     
  5. James W. Johnson

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    Rod, ooh that is sweet !, I love those thick shelves..I may have to copy you and redo mine! [​IMG]

    Yeah , what are you using for washers? I dont see any.
     
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    Gorgeous flexy, Rod! The write-up was very nice as well.
     
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    Thanks for that! It's a shame you can't see it IRL, I really surprised myself, looked so much better than I'd hoped for.

    You can't see the washers because I painted them black.

    I used tap washers for the rubber component. They're a nice stiff rubber and, hopefully because they're tap washers, they'll stand up to the pressure of being compressed for a long time without degrading or losing their memory.

    Very satisfying project, recommend it thoroughly!
     

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