In older homes, features such as wood storage areas can be repurposed for modern conveniences, but woodwork and trim must match existing interior architecture.
Original state, note the unfinished cubby hole left of the fireplace. Contents of shelves and electronics are an eyesore.
Cabinet at left with door and trim matching existing decor. Custom seeded glass panel allows operation of concealed electronics via remote control. Completed by Dovetail Woodworks in time for the Holidays.
Carpentry matches existing decor, complete with custom trim and raised-panel cabinet door with invisible hinges.
Finished and painted to blend with existing mantel.
Unfinished view of cabinet door interior displays the precise craftsmanship and easy access.
Finished and painted, the seeded glass diffuses infrared beams, allowing wider angles for remote control. Glass panel is easily removed for cleaning.
Detail of trim joined to existing mantel. Dovetail Woodworks created a perfect match for the trim in this 200 year old home.