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Published on November 26th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Enclosed Lack entertainment center

Materials: LACK Coffee table

Description: Turning the Lack coffee table, into an enclosed entertainment stand.


1. Measured to make the Lack coffee table flush with bookshelf.

2. Measured bottom shelf to fit flush with the legs.

3. Measured composite pieces to surround TV.

4. Primed.

5. Cut.

6. Assemble.

7. Paint!

8. Put everything back on it!

See more of the Lack entertainment unit.

~ Michael Simons, East Boston

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11 Responses to Enclosed Lack entertainment center

  1. Mike and Ally Simons says:

    Hi Everyone-

    The LACK is awesome for our 32 inch flat panel TV. We’ve had no bowing issues at all. If you want to see more cat photos, check us out at Lots of pics of our two little fur balls.

    Thanks again for the super nice comments!
    Mike and Ally Simons

  2. Miriam says:

    We used the LACK coffee table as our tv stand for our 42 inch plasma… Which is pretty heavy. This is a cute hack!

  3. amanda says:

    how well does the coffee table hold up as a tv stand? im considering doing that for lack of more affordable option but i cant find the weight limit for the coffee table anywhere.

  4. robbiebeagle says:

    does the cat come standard with the Lack?

  5. Smiley says:

    Hehe the cat rocks – shame he/she doesn’t match the furniture ;)

  6. sinclair says:

    > And I loved that fluffy detail on the right side of the 1st picture!!!

    This. Do want a close-up of the cat.

  7. Mike Simons says:

    Thanks for the comments, everyone. Bwash- I’m almost positive that the bookcase was from Target, but I can’t find a link. It’s nearly the same as the 2-shelf Billy bookcase from Ikea.

  8. BWash says:

    Where is the bookcase from?

  9. Maíra Albuquerque says:

    Very nice design, you got a beautiful result.

    And I loved that fluffy detail on the right side of the 1st picture!!!

  10. tania says:

    Simplicity is growing nowadays, because it is the demand of time in price hike. that TV shoudn’t be there.

    - Tanya
    Web Design Firm

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