How To Build a Sliding Barn Door Entertainment Center For Your Man Cave

Kennith Bogan

  • four – 2×3 @ 84″
  • four – 2×3 @ 17″
  • four – 2×3 @ 14″

Sides

  • 2 – 3/4″ thick plywood slash 36″ x 17-one/4″

Face Frame

  • five – 1×4 @ 36″
  • 8 – 1×4 @ 17-3/4″

Cabinets

  • 2 – 1×8 @ 87″
  • 2 – 1×10 @ 87″

Center Shelf Supports and Cleats

  • five – 1×2 @ 14″
  • five – 1×2 @ 17″

Base Trim

  • one – 2×3 @ 90″
  • 2 – 2×3 @ 18-3/4″

Major

Doors

  • 2- one/4″ thick plywood slash 20″ x 30″
  • four- 1×3 @ 30″
  • 2- 1×3 @ 15″
  • one- 1×3 @ 29 one/4″ from corner to corner slash at an angle of 28 levels

How To Make A Sliding Barn Door Leisure Centre:  The Process

Step one)  Build The Frame

The frames are quite self-explanatory but I have bundled a finished photograph as well as a thorough diagram.  I designed 3 independent consoles so that is why you see  6 of these frames.

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Step 2)  Add The Sides

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Attach the 3/4″ plywood by first applying a bead of wood glue about the edge of the plywood and secure utilizing 2 one/2″ screws.  Repeat with each and every segment.

Step 3)  Attach to the wall.

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I apologize but I forgot to get a photograph of the frame installed prior to face frame, shelves and cleats ended up installed but I have bundled a diagram below to give you the measurements.

I installed tongue and groove vehicle-siding for texture which demonstrates through the open up back again facet.  Another great idea would be to paint a contrasting paint colour or include a entertaining wallpaper on the wall behind the console.

Step four)  Add The Face Frame

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Step five)  Add cleats and shelves

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Step 6)  Add leading boards.

Really don’t connect at this point simply because it will make it more tough to paint or stain them.

Step seven)  Stain or paint frame and leading

Frame and doors:  Sherwin Williams SW Iron Ore (exact same colour that Cassity made use of below!)

Major (Pine):  Custom Minwax stain colour combine of  50/50 Common Gray/Jacobean

Step 8)  Make Doors

You could also make common shaker cabinet doors adhering to this tutorial below. 

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Rip plywood to 20″ x 30″ panels (or measurement of opening).  With nail gun, connect the two 30″ trim boards to the plywood panel.

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Double check out your measurement and slash the remaining trim boards to finish the doorway panel.  Attach with nail gun.

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To make the diagonal design and style displayed on my enjoyment center, your board will be 29 one/4″ extensive from corner to corner with an angle of 28 levels.  Again, connect with nail gun.

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Stain or paint doors (or both!).  I painted mine Sherwin Williams Iron Ore to match the frame. (This is the exact same colour Cassity painted her inside doors and colorwashed her barn doorway below to include colour while still demonstrating the wood grain.)

Step nine)  Hang Doors

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I followed the recommendations bundled with my sliding doorway components. See our Remodelaholic picks for funds-welcoming sliding doorway components below.

Step ten)  Attach leading boards to the frame

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That is it!  Not as well lousy for an entire sliding barn doorway enjoyment center, right?  Now it’s time for the entertaining part…the components.

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I selected chunky baskets, old trunks and steel containers to accessorize our gentleman cave opening shelving.  They include additional storage while holding a masculine truly feel.

 

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I am so pleased with the way my sliding barn doorway enjoyment center turned out.  All of the game devices and cable containers are hidden guiding the barn doors when not in use, but the doors conveniently slide open up to give accessibility when desired.  The additional storage is great for all of the PS4/XBox game titles and our DVDs and I even have a basket for distant controls. Lifetime is great for all of us!

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Originally published 08.26.2017 // Updated 03.25.2020

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