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How to mount a TV when you didn't plan for one...

Postby mikeschn » Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:42 pm

Okay, the boss sez she'd still like me to mount the TV in the Lil Diner. I didn't plan for one.

So my first thought is to go to Home Depot and pick up one of those wall mounted swivel thingies. We looked at them today, and she says no. :cry:

Well, let me go take a picture of the two areas that could hold a TV while we are either sitting in the front of the Lil Diner or laying down...

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Postby SteveH » Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:56 pm

Mike,

Get one of those LCD screen things. They can mount anywhere and even be moveable.
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Postby mikeschn » Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:56 pm

Okay this is all we have to work with... and it ain't much...

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Postby rooster » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:07 pm

Mike, Tell me, your not going to hold that TV while your wife watches it are you??? :lol: :lol: Just asking!! What size is the TV?

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Postby Chris C » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:15 pm

Mike, I agree with SteveH. You could easily make a little shelf/shallow drawer that slides out from under your center cabinet, put up a flat screen, watch the movie, put the flat screen away and slide the shelf/shallow drawer back out of the way. :thumbsup:
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Postby mikeschn » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:17 pm

Near as I can tell, using my old tape measure...

it's 11x12x13

that is... 11" wide, 12" high and 13" deep...

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Postby Gage » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:20 pm

Mike search Home Depot and Lowe's. I've seen somewhere a small wall mounted table that hinges and can swing out of the way when not in use. You know like in a hospital for room TV's, but on a smaller scale. Maybe you could even find something at an RV store, like Camping World.

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Postby emiller » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:28 pm

:thumbsup: I like the one your holding you can put it on a shelf or out side on a table.
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Postby weasel » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:29 pm

Could you make a swiveling swing-a-away sliding shelf or something like that :lol:
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Postby mikeschn » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:37 pm

Gage wrote:Mike search Home Depot and Lowe's. I've seen somewhere a small wall mounted table that hinges and can swing out of the way when not in use. You know like in a hospital for room TV's, but on a smaller scale. Maybe you could even find something at an RV store, like Camping World.

Have a good day.

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Gage,

You must not have not read my post... I talked about those swivel mounted thingies from Home Depot, and that Chell didn't like it...

Oh well, I guess that what happens when you skim all the forum messages too fast! :roll:

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Postby Miriam C. » Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:38 pm

Well, I tried to copy the second picture and failed miserably.
I like it exactly where you are holding it. Perhaps a decorative corner shelf that can twist and lay against the wall. (gotta get to the cad tutorial)
From horizonital to vertical like a towel bar. 8)

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Postby Coca Cola Teardrop » Thu Mar 23, 2006 7:55 pm

Mike, in the second picture it doesn't look like there is a cabinet or anything against the galley wall. I would probably build a shelf ther for the tv to sit on. maybe even a corner shelf. Just my 2 cents worth.
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Postby Gage » Thu Mar 23, 2006 7:55 pm

mikeschn wrote: <snip>
Oh well, I guess that what happens when you skim all the forum messages too fast! :roll:
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Who reads the post, I just look at the pictures. :lol: It might of been Camping World. It's the way I was going to go before I decided on the flip down.

Aw, just make a little slider that comes out from under your cabinet.

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Postby mikeschn » Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:02 pm

Gage wrote:
mikeschn wrote: <snip>
Oh well, I guess that what happens when you skim all the forum messages too fast! :roll:
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P.S. Just poking at ya! :lol:

Who reads the post, I just look at the pictures. :lol: It might of been Camping World. It's the way I was going to go before I decided on the flip down.

Aw, just make a little slider that comes out from under your cabinet.

Have a good day.

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:rofl:

I'm thinking we'll leave the TV at home until such time that we can afford a flat panel like you have, Gage... nothing else I've seen so far is quite as elegant...

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Postby Chris C » Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:20 pm

How long you two been married, Mike? You're young enough that you shouldn't need too much high-tech nightime entertainment. 8) Leave the durned TV at home. :lol:
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