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#385811 - 11/18/12 11:10 AM Re: Russian Maple vs Sorreal Pear vs Warm Cherrywood [Re: DanielBMe]
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I definitely like the colour, just don't feel they mix well with the furniture. Maybe it was the initial shock of the colour but I am getting used to them now, especially with the grill on.
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#385816 - 11/18/12 12:23 PM Re: Russian Maple vs Sorreal Pear vs Warm Cherrywood [Re: DanielBMe]
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Originally Posted By: DanielBMe
I definitely like the colour, just don't feel they mix well with the furniture. Maybe it was the initial shock of the colour but I am getting used to them now, especially with the grill on.

The boston cherry would actually have matched the furniture more closely, but i think the wood look contrasts each other fairly well and the black grills bring it all together with the black tv.

I wasn't overly thrilled about the cherry finish Tannoys i bought some time back. They had that 'orange' tint rather than a more rich red that i was looking for. I still consider changing them out for the Rosewood or more rare, Walnut finish but the cost isn't worth it.





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#385845 - 11/19/12 08:35 AM Re: Russian Maple vs Sorreal Pear vs Warm Cherrywood [Re: chesseroo]
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Originally Posted By: chesseroo
I still consider changing them out for the Rosewood or more rare, Walnut finish but the cost isn't worth it.

Have you considered using Rust-oleum Cabinet Transformations on them? You could verify whether it works well and then report back to your friend.
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