By Wilde Becker. Entertainment Centers. At Wednesday, July 24th 2019, 01:55:12 AM.
The Kings Brand Stand might look like a designer splurge, but the price tag is anything but, allowing for elegance at any budget. Despite being compact, it is able to accommodate media, gaming systems, and other decor without looking disordered. Assembly is simple and quick. As this stand measures 38 x 18 x 24 inches, it is a good fit for small spaces, but might not be the best option for those with larger entertainment systems or room to fill as it can only comfortably fit TVs up to 42 inches. The unique design is also not as accommodating when it comes to hiding wires.
If there is an alcove in which you are building the center, fill the space completely with cabinets to give it the look of built-ins. Arrange cabinets so there is ample space in the center for your TV. Remove cabinet doors so the cabinets look more like built-in structures. Fill the holes with putty. Use a thick slab of wood for the main shelf supporting the TV, or as support over the top of a short cabinet on which the TV rests. Paint the entire structure the same color as the walls in the room to give it that built in, been-there-for-years look.
Create a freestanding, large entertainment center by creating two stacks of cabinets the same height on either side of one wider cabinet which serves as the base or focal point for the center. Use a countertop to span the entire unit for the main shelf, or use a glass desktop or reclaimed door in place of the countertop. Connect cabinets to one another by drilling holes through one into the next, securing with bolts and nuts. This way, you can disassemble them easily later on. Drill holes in the backs and bottoms of cabinets to allow for cables and wiring. Add a power strip inside one of the cabinets for tidy cords.