With television screens much wider and consoles much thinner than ever before, the furniture design possibilities for housing video equipment have grown exponentially. Steve Casey, who has been designing home theater, entertainment centers, and other pieces built around televisions for nearly 30 years, has had the chance to rethink the typical entertainment center and to create cabinetry and furniture for TVs that was not practical or even possible just a few years ago. Here, he shares highlights of what he has learned.

Visit Steve Casey's archived blog and read his chronicle of the construction of a modern entertainment center for a next-generation TV. Read more...

From Fine Woodworking #183