Creating a Modern Farmhouse Entertainment Center: A Step-by-Step Guide 2022

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By Smharun121

Overview Farmhouse Entertainment Center Farmhouse Entertainment Center

Interior design and home decor have seen a rise in the popularity of the farmhouse look. Creating a modern farmhouse entertainment center is a great project to improve the beauty of your home if you adore the rustic charm of farmhouse decor. We’ll take you step-by-step through the process of creating a stunning built-in entertainment center with sliding barn doors and rustic wood embellishments in this extensive guide.

Supplies Required

Let’s gather the supplies you’ll need for this project before we get started:

MDF Sheet, 3/4″
MDF Sheet, 1/2″
MDF Partial Sheet, 1/4″
Pine, 1x2x6 (or like)
Pine, 1x4x6 (or like)
Pine, 1x6x6 (or like)
Pine, 1x10x6 (or like)
Pine, 1x12x6 (or 1x10x12)
One 12 x 12 pine board (for the barn doors that slide)

Quick fasteners: #8 1-1/2″ machine screws (for door knob), #8 1-3/4″ machine screws (for drawer pull), 3/4″ pin nails, 1″ wood screws, 1-1/4″ trim head screws, 1-1/4″ wood screws, 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws, and 3-1/2″ wood screws.

Hardware: Cabinet Hinges (1/2″ overlay), Drawer Pull, Door Knob, 14″ Drawer Slides, and Light Fixture.

Apply Paint and Finish 16 ounces of wood glue, one gallon of primer, one gallon of paint (which is Sherwin Williams’ Evergreen Fog color from Behr Paint), pre-stain conditioner, custom-mixed stain (1:4 ratio of Dark Walnut to Weathered Grey), clear coat, nail hole filler, and door pads (which cushion the doors when closed).

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Detailed Instructions

Section the Material to Length:

For all materials, use a combination of a table saw, miter saw, and track saw to cut them to the appropriate length and breadth. Even with a circular saw, it’s a viable option!

Assemble Bookshelves:

Starting with the sides, assemble the bookshelves, making space for the shelves.
Using pocket hole screws, fasten the top and bottom sections together.

Finish head screws and glue are used to attach the rear.

Console Cabinet Assembly:

Assemble the base first, then add further detail to the sides.
Fasten the rear stretcher by screwing the sides together.

Include the middle shelf.

Round Over Edges:

Use sandpaper or a palm router to gently round over all of the edges.
Optional: Get 15% off router bits from Bits & Bits by using the coupon “WOODBREW15.”

In summary

Constructing a contemporary farmhouse entertainment center enables you to blend practicality and natural elegance. This project is useful and satisfying, regardless of experience level with do-it-yourself projects. Savor the custom-built bookshelves and sliding barn doors of your new entertainment center!


Is it possible for me to change the entertainment center’s measurements?
Of course! Modify the measurements to suit your needs and available space.

Which paint color would you suggest for the rustic style?
We selected Sherwin Williams’ Evergreen Fog in Behr Paint, but you can use any color that goes well with your interior design.

Are the construction blueprints accessible?
Indeed! The whole set of comprehensive build plans is available here (digital version) or here (physical version).

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